Medical alarm is gaining its popularity because of the rampant usage of it. Other people might be wondering what a medical alarm is. Medical alarm is a system that is used to detect life-threatening situation that can immediately alert emergency personnel. This is better known as personal emergency response system.
Medical alarm is not used by hospitals only but also in houses. There are some benefits of having a medical alarm in your house such as: it gives relief to the friends and relatives of the elderly by knowing that they can live in their home even without their presence because the elders can notify the emergency personnel in time of hazards, it boost confidence of the elderly and other users by living in their home with free of worries and that they do not have to disturb their relatives, it is so small that any user can carry it all day which often comes in a necklace or bracelet form, easy to use by just pressing the button and the emergency personnel will be right in-front of the user just in time, and it is usually equipped with continues communication to the provider where they can dispatch an ambulance any time.
Medical alarm comes in different types which are normally easy to use, simple and sophisticated system that has fall detect capacity. Elders when they fall cannot move immediately so pressing the button will be hard for them, with the fall-detection they do not need to press the button a signal to emergency personnel is automatically sent. Medical alarm serves as watcher and guard for the elderly especially when they are being left alone on their home. Because of the instantaneous communication with the control room, an ambulance or any medical help will be automatically be prepared for the injured user. Medical alarm has a transmitter that sends signal to the monitoring team thus it gives peace of mind to the relatives of the user. The base station is connected to a telephone jack and has speaker and microphone for communication with the chosen emergency personnel where the relatives of the user or the user himself can talk to them to ask what kind of response is needed in particular happenings.