Daybreak

Date Stranded: February 27, 2020

Reason for Stranding

Unknown

Patient History

Stranded just north of jetties at Isla Blanca covered in algae and barnacles.

March 2020- Currently receiving Ceftazidime (antibiotic), Vitamin B to promote appetite/energy, and fluids for hydration. Daybreak has a few wounds on the carapace (upper shell) that we are treating with cold laser therapy and topical medications. Daybreak has not been eating well so we are monitoring his/her appetite closely and will start tube feeding if necessary.

Patient Injuries

Minor plastron and major carapace abrasions, no other major wounds.

Patient Treatments

Antibiotics, Vitamin B, Dextrose (for low blood sugar)

Ways to help Daybreak's Recovery

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