Blizzard

Date Stranded: January 28, 2022

Reason for Stranding

Cold stunned sea turtle found near Arroyo not at the jetties

Patient History

7.5 lb non-FP juvenile green

Patient Injuries

PE: minor plastron abrasions, corneal ulcers

Patient Treatments

-in-house PCV = 30%, TP = 4.0 g/dl, glucose = 47 -started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, & Normosol w/ Dextrose, applying serum eye drops -took 3-view radiographs -dry-docked overnight, still too weak to be in deep freshwater

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