A 51-year-old client received a kidney transplant. Which of the following signs and symptoms indicates possible rejection of the kidney?

Select all that apply.
  • increased urine output
  • increase in blood pressure
  • weight gain
  • pain in lower back
  • decreased creatinine
Numbers 2, 3, and 4 are correct.
Signs and symptoms of a transplanted kidney rejection include increased blood pressure, weight gain, and pain at transplant site. Other indications are decreased urinary output, elevation in creatinine level, fever, and sudden edema.