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Safety Bundle for Severe Hypertension During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Wisner, Kirsten, MS, RNC-OB, CNS, C-EFM

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: May/June 2018 - Volume 43 - Issue 3 - p 171
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000420
ONGOING COLUMNS: Hot Topics In Maternity Nursing

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are a leading contributor to maternal morbidity and mortality. Our maternity nursing expert, Kirsten Wisner, highlights the new patient safety bundle on severe hypertension during pregnancy and postpartum released by the National Partnership for Maternal Safety in 2017.

Kirsten Wisner is the Magnet Program Director at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System, Salinas, CA. Dr. Wisner can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

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