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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Naegele's rule revisited
Authors: Loytved, Christine
Fleming, Valerie
DOI: 10.21256/zhaw-1616
Published in: Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare
Volume(Issue): 8
Pages: 100
Pages to: 101
Issue Date: Jun-2016
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Elsevier
ISSN: 1877-5756
Language: English
Subjects: History; Rule; Naegele; Pregnancy
Subject (DDC): 618: Gynecology, obstetrics and midwifery
Abstract: Recent literature suggests that Franz Carl Naegele’s (1778–1851) rule for estimating the date of delivery has been misinterpreted, resulting in this being brought forward by five days. Baskett and Nagele’s work underpinning this argument has become widely accepted and quoted in obstetrical and midwifery textbooks. However, our re-examination of Naegele’s original statements does not support the recent findings. On the contrary, the original textbooks of Naegele clearly advise taking the first day of menstruation for the calculation of the date of delivery.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Health Professions
Organisational Unit: Institute of Midwifery (IHB)
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