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A 25-year-old client believes she may be pregnant with her first child. She schedules an obstetric examination with the nurse practitioner to determine the status of her possible pregnancy. Her last menstrual period began May 20, and her estimated date of confinement using Ngeles rule is:

  • A. March 27
  • B. February 1
  • C. February 27
  • D. January 3
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Suggested Answer: C 🗳️
(A)March 27 is a miscalculation. (B) February 1 is a miscalculation. (C) February 27 is the correct answer. To calculate the estimated date of confinement using
Nageles rule, subtract 3 months from the date that the last menstrual cycle began and then add 7 days to the result. (D) January 3 is a miscalculation.


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1 month, 4 weeks ago
i add 9 months and 7 days
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6 months, 3 weeks ago
subtract 3 months plus 7 days
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1 year, 3 months ago
why is the answer that?
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