New medical ID bracelets 'confuse' medics

Interactive band contains critical information, link, phone number so responders can easily access complete medical synopsis

By Roy Lang III
Gannett News Service

SHREVEPORT, La. — Many athletes have invested in what some believed was a security blanket — a RoadID bracelet. There's just one problem, first responders are unfamiliar with it.

Similar to a medical bracelet, the interactive band contains critical information and a link and phone number so first responders can easily access a complete medical synopsis in case of emergency.

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