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A client has just received an extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) procedure. What is the priority information the nurse should teach ?

A: Restrict milk & dairy products for one or two months

B: Drink 3000-4000 mL of fluid each day for one month

C: Limit fluid intake to 1000 mL each day for two months

D: Increase intake of citrus fruits to 3 servings per ay for two months

B: Drink 3000-4000 mL of fluid each day for one month

Drinking three to four quarts (3,000 to 4,000 mL) of fluid each day will aid passage of fragments of the broken up renal calculi and help prevent formation of new calculi.