Scouts-L Mail Archive for August of 1999: Re: Medical information missing
Re: Medical information missing
Ian N Ford
Sun, 22 Aug 1999 18:08:53 +0100
>My older son just returned from serving on the staff of a Council
>Leader Training week. One of the campers had to be taken to the
>hospital after a massive allergic reaction. When his Mom was called,
>she gave the staff a full-page list of foods her son couldn't have:
>milk products, all fish, all beans, cooking oils, etc. Never occurred
>to her that someone might need this information...
But be fair ... surely the brain-fuddled little munchkin knew he was
allergic to stuff
and could have told somebody ? I can just about understand not taking
an asthma inhaler if he hadn't needed it for ages.