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Review the case study and answer the following questions.

Case Study: A 16-year-old arrived at a local family planning clinic with pregnancy concerns due to unprotected intercourse. This encounter occurred two nights prior, and she believes she may be fertile but wants information regarding the “morning-after pill”.

  • What additional information should the nurse obtain during the assessment?
  • What educational information should the nurse provide to the patient regarding emergency contraception treatment and the side effects?