[LMB] Medalert bracelets and the like

Royce Day Royce_Day at choicehotels.com
Tue, 05 Feb 2002 10:07:11 -0500


"Christine L. Forber" wrote:

> At 11:28 AM 2/4/2002 -0800, Laura Gallagher wrote:
> >
> >Gave me great sympathy with Miles's ulcer, and his various weird
> >reactions to medications.  If I were his doctor, especially with the
> >risk of seizures, I'd make him wear one of those medalert thingies.
>
> So, in a higher tech society than ours (eg Barrayar, Beta, etc.), what form
> would a medalert bracelet (necklace, etc) take? Embedded chip with necessary
> info, updatable in some easy way?
>

Shoot, they're working on that now, for use on military dog tags.  It won't take
long for them to filter down into the civilian market.


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