Which assessment finding in a client with chronic kidney disease indicates late-stage symptoms?

  1. shortness of breath
  2. oliguria
  3. tea-colored urine
  4. edema in lower extremities
Number 2 is correct.
Rationale: Oliguria, the production of an abnormally small amount of urine, is indicative of stage 5 chronic kidney disease. Symptoms of stage 3 chronic kidney disease include shortness of breath, tea-colored urine, and edema in the lower extremities.