Severe maternal morbidity and maternal mortality cases require thorough review by an interdisciplinary quality committee. Lessons learned can be used to enhance care and develop strategies for prevention of these types of adverse events.
Kathleen Rice Simpson is a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist in St. Louis, MO, and the Editor-in-Chief of MCN. Dr. Simpson can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The author declares no conflicts of interest.