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Medicos could be world's best security bypassers, study finds

Adam 52 Silver badge

Re: So a dilemma.

"But in this case the expense is too great: the expense is lives"

It's not. Really it isn't. Almost never. For routine medicine you can always wait a couple of seconds, and in most emergency cases you *treat what you see in front of you* not what some computer says. If there's blood spurting out I don't care that you had depression at University I want to stop the bleeding.

It's only a few oddball cases, including severe allergic reactions, that make the news where the information is relevant and for those a physical bracelet, card or pendant is much easier and harder to abuse.

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