A 4-year-old boy is admitted and diagnosed with acute glomerulonephritis. The nurse understands that the patient is experiencing complications of the disease when


• The presence of adventitious lung sounds may indicate the presence of fluid in the lungs, a complication resulting from fluid overload secondary to kidney dysfunction.

Incorrect options:

• An elevated leukocyte count is expected with glomerulonephritis because the disease can be caused by a recent streptococcal infection.

• Blood pressure of 95/70 and serum potassium level at 3.65 mEq/L are within normal limits.

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