Steven L Clark

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prediction of shoulder dystocia using multivariate analysis
    Michael A Belfort
    HCA Perinatal Safety Group, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Perinatol 24:5-10. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Variation in the rates of operative delivery in the United States
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Division of Perinatal Safety, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:526.e1-5. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Fetal injury associated with routine vacuum use during cesarean delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:e4. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Amniotic fluid embolism
    Steven L Clark
    Women s and Children s Clinical Services, Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 53:322-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Reducing obstetric litigation through alterations in practice patterns
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1279-83. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Maternal death in the 21st century: causes, prevention, and relationship to cesarean delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:36.e1-5; discussion 91-2. e7-11. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Emergency department use during the postpartum period: implications for current management of the puerperium
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:38.e1-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Patient safety in obstetrics--the Hospital Corporation of America experience
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:283-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Improved outcomes, fewer cesarean deliveries, and reduced litigation: results of a new paradigm in patient safety
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:105.e1-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Reduction in elective delivery at <39 weeks of gestation: comparative effectiveness of 3 approaches to change and the impact on neonatal intensive care admission and stillbirth
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Women s and Children s Clinical Service Group, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:449.e1-6. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Prediction of shoulder dystocia using multivariate analysis
    Michael A Belfort
    HCA Perinatal Safety Group, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Perinatol 24:5-10. 2007
    ..SD is independently associated with BW, GLU, and OVD, and may be predicted with clinically acceptable accuracy using multiple variables. This model may be useful in the design of prospective studies for managing suspected macrosomia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Variation in the rates of operative delivery in the United States
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Division of Perinatal Safety, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:526.e1-5. 2007
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  3. doi request reprint Fetal injury associated with routine vacuum use during cesarean delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:e4. 2008
    ..In the absence of clear evidence of benefit, the routine use of vacuum extraction at the time of cesarean delivery is not justified, given its potential for serious fetal injury...
  4. doi request reprint Amniotic fluid embolism
    Steven L Clark
    Women s and Children s Clinical Services, Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 53:322-8. 2010
    ..Newer biochemical markers may in the future enhance the specificity and sensitivity of this clinical diagnosis and could potentially lead to improved therapy...
  5. doi request reprint Reducing obstetric litigation through alterations in practice patterns
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1279-83. 2008
    ..To estimate the extent to which obstetric malpractice claims might be reduced by adherence to a limited number of specific practice patterns...
  6. doi request reprint Maternal death in the 21st century: causes, prevention, and relationship to cesarean delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:36.e1-5; discussion 91-2. e7-11. 2008
    ..We sought to examine etiology and preventability of maternal death and the causal relationship of cesarean delivery to maternal death in a series of approximately 1.5 million deliveries between 2000 and 2006...
  7. doi request reprint Emergency department use during the postpartum period: implications for current management of the puerperium
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:38.e1-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to define patterns of morbidity that are experienced by women in the postpartum period who seek care in the emergency department within 42 and 100 days of discharge...
  8. doi request reprint Patient safety in obstetrics--the Hospital Corporation of America experience
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:283-7. 2011
    ..Our experience provides a useful blueprint for similar progress in other health care systems...
  9. doi request reprint Improved outcomes, fewer cesarean deliveries, and reduced litigation: results of a new paradigm in patient safety
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:105.e1-7. 2008
    ..Since the inception of this program, we have seen improvements in patient outcomes, a dramatic decline in litigation claims, and a reduction in the primary cesarean delivery rate...
  10. doi request reprint Reduction in elective delivery at <39 weeks of gestation: comparative effectiveness of 3 approaches to change and the impact on neonatal intensive care admission and stillbirth
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Women s and Children s Clinical Service Group, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:449.e1-6. 2010
    ..No studies exist that have examined the effectiveness of different approaches to a reduction in elective early term deliveries or the effect of such policies on newborn intensive care admissions and stillbirth rates...
  11. doi request reprint Hospital readmission after delivery: evidence for an increased incidence of nonurogenital infection in the immediate postpartum period
    Michael A Belfort
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:35.e1-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze reasons for postpartum readmission...
  12. doi request reprint Validation of the joint commission exclusion criteria for elective early-term delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee and The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
    Obstet Gynecol 123:29-33. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether current Joint Commission (JC) exclusion criteria for measure PC-01, "Elective Delivery" before 39 weeks of gestation, accurately identify valid, codeable indications for planned early-term delivery...
  13. doi request reprint Neonatal and maternal outcomes associated with elective term delivery
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:156.e1-4. 2009
    ..To quantify adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes associated with elective term delivery at less than 39 completed weeks of gestation...
  14. doi request reprint A systematic approach to the identification and classification of near-miss events on labor and delivery in a large, national health care system
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:441-5. 2012
    ..Use of a comprehensive system for identification of near-miss events on labor and delivery units have proven useful in allowing us to focus patient safety efforts on areas of greatest need...
  15. doi request reprint Oversight of elective early term deliveries: avoiding unintended consequences
    Steven L Clark
    The Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:387-9. 2012
    ..Attention to these details will ensure continued patient benefit from these policies without endangering those fetuses in whom early term delivery is warranted medically...
  16. doi request reprint Preventing maternal death: 10 clinical diamonds
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:360-4. 2012
    ..Attention to these principles and the development and adoption of local or regional clinical protocols that address these issues will help reduce the likelihood and effect of error and of maternal mortality...
  17. doi request reprint Reduction of severe hyperbilirubinemia after institution of predischarge bilirubin screening
    Michael P Mah
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e1143-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to demonstrate efficacy of universal predischarge neonatal bilirubin screening in reducing potentially dangerous hyperbilirubinemia in a large, diverse national population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality in the United States: predictability and the impact of protocols on fatal postcesarean pulmonary embolism and hypertension-related intracranial hemorrhage
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 211:32.e1-9. 2014
    ..We also analyzed the theoretic impact of an ideal system of maternal triage and transport on maternal deaths and the relative performance of cause of death determination from chart review compared with a review of discharge coding data...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary complications in pregnancy: considerations for care
    Donna Frye
    Hospital Corporation of America, Women s and Children s Clinical Services, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:235-44. 2011
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  20. doi request reprint Intrapartum management of category II fetal heart rate tracings: towards standardization of care
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:89-97. 2013
    ..Use of this algorithm represents one way for the clinician to comply with the standard of care, and may enhance our overall ability to define the benefits of intrapartum FHR monitoring. ..
  21. doi request reprint Term pregnancy: time for a redefinition
    Steven L Clark
    Women s and Children s Clinical Services Group, Hospital Corporation of America, Twin Bridges, MT 59754, USA
    Clin Perinatol 38:557-64. 2011
    ..This article is a reevaluation of the concept of term pregnancy in light of current data...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sleep deprivation: implications for obstetric practice in the United States
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:136.e1-4. 2009
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  23. doi request reprint Strategies for reducing maternal mortality
    Steven L Clark
    Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:42-7. 2012
    ..Attention to these general principles and specific error reduction strategies will be of benefit to every practitioner and more importantly to the patients we serve...
  24. ncbi request reprint Elective induction: an analysis of economic and health consequences
    Steven L Clark
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1664-5; author reply 1665. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Temporal and demographic trends in cerebral palsy--fact and fiction
    Steven L Clark
    University of Utah School of Medicine, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:628-33. 2003
    ..Except in rare instances, cerebral palsy is a developmental event that is unpreventable given our current state of technology...