Date Stranded: May 15, 2022

Reason for Stranding

Hooked by fisherman at the Boca Chica jetties channel side on SPI

Patient History

11.7 lb non-FP juvenile green

Update: 6/1
– Current weight – 11.9 lbs
– Receiving medication, debridement and cold laser therapy every 3 days
– Wounds are healing well and turtle is eating very well

Patient Injuries

Small hook in left side of mouth, hook removal was successful, moderate abrasions to left eyelid, carapace, plastron, front and rear flippers
-mentation: depressed upon arrival

Patient Treatments

-started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex & fluids, meloxicam -took 3-view radiographs -Will Dry-dock tonight and will place in shallow freshwater in the morning
Patient Booster | Sea Turtle Inc

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