A nurse is planning care for a client who is returning to the unit following open gastric bypass surgery. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include in the client’s plan of care?

  1. Measure and compare abdominal girth daily.
  2. Ambulate the client 48 hr after the procedure.
  3. Provide a soft diet on the first postoperative day.
  4. Provide 60 mL (2 oz) of fluid intake every 5 min.