You have a patient who has just been diagnosed with a urinary tract infection. The physician places the following orders. Which order needs to be carried out first?

 

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- Blood cultures

- Admininster cephtriaxone

- Adminster ciprofloxacin

- Vitals

Rationale

It is vital that before you start any antibiotics that you draw blood cultures. Getting vitals can happen in any order.

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