A client has been diagnosed with renal insufficiency, which has led to pronounced fluid volume excess. The nurse would expect which of the following signs and symptoms?

Select all that apply.
  • decreased urine output
  • hypotension
  • jugular vein distention
  • weak, thready pulse
  • tachycardia
Numbers 1, 3, and 5 are correct.
A client with fluid volume excess may show decreased urinary output, jugular vein distention, and tachycardia. Other signs and symptoms include hypertension, bounding pulse, edema, and dyspnea.