WHAT SHOULD BE ENGRAVED ON YOUR MEDICAL ID?

Prioritizing the most substantial information to engrave on your medical ID significantly helps the first responders and paramedics in an emergency.

We recommend you prioritize this information:

- FIRST AND LAST NAME (Optional)

- MAJOR MEDICAL CONDITIONS

- ALLERGIES (FOOD OR DRUGS)

- LIFE SAVING MEDICINE/S

- EMERGENCY CONTACT/S



  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
AAA
  • Epinephrine
EPI
  • Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea
AAD
  • Epinephrine Pen
EPIPEN
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDS
  • History
HX
  • Advanced Life Support
ALS
  • Hypertension
HTN
  • Allergies/Allergic To
ALGY/NO TO
  • High Blood Pressure
HBP
  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
ARDS
  • In Case of Emergency
ICE
  • Aspirin
ASA
  • Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
IDDM
  • As Soon As Possible
ASAP
  • Intramuscular
IM
  • Axillary
AX
  • Intraosseous
IO
  • Blood Pressure
BP
  • Intravenous
IV
  • Basic Life Support
BLS
  • Medication(s)
MED/MEDS
  • Cancer
CA
  • Mitral Valve Prolapsed
MVP
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
CKD
  • Nasogastric
NG
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
COPD
  • No Known Allergies
NKA
  • Chronic Renal Failure
CRF
  • No Known Drug Allergies
NKDA
  • Congestive Heart Failure
CHF
  • Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
NIDDM
  • Coronary Artery Disease
CAD
  • Penicillin
PCN
  • Cystic Fibrosis
CF
  • Prescription(s)
RX/RXS
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
DVT
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
PUD
  • Defibrillation
DEFIB
  • Pulmonary Edema
PULM ED
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
DKA
  • Right Ear
AD
  • Diabetes Mellitus
DM
  • Right Eye
OD
  • Diagnosis
DX/DIAG
  • Tetracycline
TCN
  • Discontinue
D/C
  • Tracheal/Tracheotomy
TRACH
  • Do Not Resuscitate
DNR
  • Tuberculosis
TB
  • Endotracheal
ET
  • Urinary Tract Infection
UTI
  • Endotracheal Tube
ET
  • Von Willebrand's Disease
VWB