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Minimizing Risk of Magnesium Sulfate Overdose in Obstetrics

Simpson, Kathleen Rice PhD, RN, FAAN

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: September-October 2006 - Volume 31 - Issue 5 - p 340
ongoing columns: Perinatal Patient Safety

A woman recently died after receiving magnesium sulfate. Dr. Simpson helps us with important safety measures.

Kathleen Rice Simpson is a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN.

Dr. Simpson can be reached via e-mail at

© 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.