Amazing Patient Recovery is Chronicled in The Coast News

Local woman gives thanks to care received at Scripps Encinitas

Nurse giving care to sick patients in teh hospital

Catherine Wentz’s health was in rapid decline when she arrived at the Scripps Encinitas emergency department in November 2008. The Rancho Santa Fe resident was placed on a breathing tube and put into an induced coma while Scott Eisman, MD, led her medical care team. Combining science, patient history, tests and deduction, Dr. Eisman found the right path to return Catherine to health. Now Catherine has a new Thanksgiving tradition — delivering a basket of treats to the Scripps team that helped save her life.

The Coast News article, Life-Saving Care Leads to New Thanksgiving Tradition," is no longer available.

Media Contact

Steve Carpowich

Related tags: