You are caring for a client with bacterial meningitis. What is a priority nursing intervention?

 

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- Provide IV antibiotics.

- Practice airborne precautions.

- Give the Hib vaccine.

- Provide analgesia.

Rationale

The priority nursing intervention is to give IV antibiotics. Precautions should be droplet precautions. Analgesia and the Hib vaccine are important but not priorities.

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