Kitty Wilde, RN: 1 (805) 452 3225 info@patient-advocate.com

Knee Walkers Instead of Crutches

There are several companies making knee walkers. Knee Walkers are an alternative to crutches for some patients. Knee Walkers are “scooter-like” devices that allow you to rest your hurt leg while allowing you to roll around You can buy or rent these devices and your insurance may or may...

Read More

Text 911 may save lives

From Katie Couric on CBS News It’s not exactly Silicon Valley, but Waterloo, Iowa, is a technology trailblazer – 911 operators there are the first in the nation able to receive and respond to emergency text messages. Now, those of us less proficient might cringe at having to text...

Read More

Little Toe Fractures

Toe and Metatarsal Fractures (Broken toes) How do you know if you have a fracture of a sprain when you toe catches or crashes into something? Yipes, Ever walked into something with your little toe? My foot met the car tire last night in the garage and some intense...

Read More

FDA and Public Health Experts Warn About Electronic Cigarettes

FDA NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: July 22, 2009 Media Inquiries: Siobhan DeLancey, 301-796-4668, siobhan.delancey@fda.hhs.gov Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA FDA and Public Health Experts Warn About Electronic Cigarettes The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that a laboratory analysis of electronic cigarette samples has found that they contain carcinogens...

Read More