The nurse reviews the chart of a client diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome and expects to note which finding associated with this diagnosis?

  1. lipiduria
  2. hypolipidemia
  3. hyperalbuminemia
  4. decreased coagulation
Number 1 is correct.
Rationale: Lipiduria is a key feature of nephrotic syndrome. Other key findings include hyperlipidemia, hypoalbuminemia, and increased coagulation.