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Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia

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

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: May/June 2019 - Volume 44 - Issue 3 - p 170
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000523
ONGOING COLUMNS: Hot Topics in Maternity Nursing

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy continue to be a major contributor to maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. A summary of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists updated guidelines for diagnosis and management of these disorders is presented by our maternity nursing expert Kirsten Wisner.

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

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

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