Nour Tessie Jørgensen, Nour Tessie Jørgensen has an MA in Islamic studies from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and a degree in Philosophy of Ethics at Al Mustafa International University in Qum, Iran. She works as... Answered 4 years ago

You should assume that you have performed 3 units (rakat) and finish the prayer after performing one more rakat. After you finish the prayer (saying salam), without turning to the sides (meaning you are still in prayer) you should pray one rakat Ihtiyat-prayer (standing) as an obligatory precaution. It is a one unit prayer which symbolize the third or forth rakat. 

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