The client is being treated for acute pyelonephritis. You explain the client that the risk factors for acute pyelonephritis include the following. Select all that apply.

 

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- Septic shock

- Prostatic hypertrophy

- Urinary stones

- Increased fluid intake

- Being pregnant.

Rationale

Risk factors for acute pyelonephritis include prostatic hypertrophy, urinary stones and being pregnant. Being male is not a risk factor nor is increased fluid intake. Septic shock is a complication of acute pyelonephritis.

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