Cruisingcm brought up a very good point in another post (The article on How to Escape a Sinking Ship) maybe the response could be re-stated here ...

 

Having a plan in any Emergency is absolutely essential.  I also love her idea of having a bag to grab with medicine in the same spot in the cabin.

{I admit that when our room was told to evacuate, I grabbed my life jacket but not my medicine.}