OBSTETRICAL ASSESSMENT : short notes for nurses

OBSTETRICAL ASSESSMENT

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GESTATION

  • Time from fertilization of ovum until the estimated date of delivery or confinement
  • It is about 280 days
  • Nagele’s rule : for estimating date of confinment , add 7 days to the first day of the last menstrual period substract 3 months and then add 1 year to that date ; alternatively add 7 days to the date of the last menstrual period and count forward 9 months

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