Renal Question #2


A client with a history of bladder cancer returns for a routine clinic visit. The nurse becomes concerned following the urinary analysis and will follow up on which assessment data?


  1. Client complains of suprapubic pain with voiding.
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  2. The client has painless hematuria.
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  3. The client states urine does not always empty from the bladder.
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  4. The client complains of dysuria.
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The most common sign of bladder cancer is painless hematuria. The other choices may be present with bladder cancer; however, they are not cardinal signs of cancer.

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