A nurse prepares discharge instructions for a patient with chronic syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH). Which statement indicates that the patient understands these instructions?
I will use a refractometer to check the specific gravity of my urine. If the result gradually rises, I will consult my physician.
I will weigh everyday and I will log it in a notebook. I will call my physician whenever I gain 2 lbs or more in a day without changing my eating habits.
I’ll check my pulse every morning and will contact my doctor if its rapid or irregular.
I have to avoid too much sodium intake. I will read all food labels to make sure I don’t get too much of it in my diet.