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Re: [IP] medic alert



My G-ma had knee replacement surgery this summer, and before the surgery she
put a big x on the knee that was not to be replaced and a smiley face on the
one that was to be replaced.  As ordered by her dr.
Laurie
----- Original Message -----
From: "liz loree" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2002 3:11 PM
Subject: [IP] medic alert


> >"diabetes  insulin dependant wears insulin pump
> >
> >I still think it would be better and more efficient for the EMTs if we
just
> >tattooed DEFECTIVE across our forehead...
> >
> >heh heh
> >
> >sspaz
>
> :)   i considered that for a few minutes, than then decided against it.
when
> i went in for gall bladder surgery years back i nearly did leave a note on
my
> stomach saying "take out gall bladder".  i didn't, but that was because i
was
> going to be quite conscious on the way into the operating room, and i'd
have a
> chance to remind the operating room staff in person. <g>
>
> to all answering the medic alert bracelet question, thanks!  i was trying
to
> figure out what i should put on it - assuming the doctor does prescribe me
the
> pump, don't know why she wouldn't - right now mine only says diabetes
> mellitus, and the type of insulin and "organ donor" are in the
instructions.
> i'll get the new bracelet when i get the pump.
>
> appointment on monday!!!
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