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Uncommon Preparation Is Needed for Common Emergencies in L&D

James, Dotti C. PhD, RNC, Guest Columnist

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: July-August 2008 - Volume 33 - Issue 4 - p 264
doi: 10.1097/01.NMC.0000326090.54685.e0
Perinatal Patient Safety

It's not only hurricanes and floods. Other emergencies can totally disrupt care in L&D. Are you prepared to cope effectively?

Dotti C. James is Manager of Nursing Standards, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO. She can be reached via e-mail at

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.