13. A client has been diagnosed with prerenal azotemia. What clinical manifestations can the nurse expect this client to exhibit?
A. Tachycardia, decreased urinary output, and hypotension
B. Bradycardia, decreased urinary output, and hypotension
C. Bradycardia, scanty urine output, and rising serum electrolyte levels
D. Tachycardia, large quantities of dilute urine, and normal serum electrolyte levels
The signs and symptoms of prerenal azotemia are tachycardia, decreased urinary output, hypotension, decreased CVP, and lethargy.