ONGOING COLUMNS: Perinatal Patient SafetySevere Maternal Morbidity and Maternal Mortality What Can be Learned From Reviewing Near Miss and Adverse Events?Simpson, Kathleen Rice PhD, RNC, CNS-BC, FAANAuthor Information 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 [email protected] The author declares no conflicts of interest. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: July/August 2018 - Volume 43 - Issue 4 - p 240 doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000446 Buy Metrics In Brief 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. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.