Re: Bracelet matters, was Re: Alcor

From: S.J. Van Sickle (
Date: Fri Jan 05 2001 - 07:44:41 MST

On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, Michael M. Butler wrote:

> Mark: be aware that most paramedics do not look at ankles when treating
> people who are "down". Not that that situation is optimal for recovery
> in any event...

It was my understanding that EMTs and paramedics were trained to check
both wrists, around the neck, and both ankles for a bracelet. It stands
to reason, though, that in the heat of the moment the ankle would be less
than optimal.


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