Kathleen R Simpson

Summary

Affiliation: St. John's Mercy Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obstetrical "never events"
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:136. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Essential criteria to promote safe care during labor and birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    AWHONN Lifelines 9:478-83. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring perinatal patient safety: review of current methods
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:432-42. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Nurse-physician communication during labor and birth: implications for patient safety
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, Doisy College of Health Sciences School of Nursing, Saint Louis University, MO 63141, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:547-56. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Extreme obesity as a patient safety risk during labor and birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Perinatal Clinical Nursing, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 33:196. 2008
  6. pmc Nurses' perceptions of critical issues requiring consideration in the development of guidelines for professional registered nurse staffing for perinatal units
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Labor and Delivery, Mercy Hospital, 7140 Pershing Avenue, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 41:474-82. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effects of oxytocin-induced uterine hyperstimulation during labor on fetal oxygen status and fetal heart rate patterns
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Labor and Delivery, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:34.e1-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing fetal well-being prior to cesarean birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:328. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergent cesarean birth preparedness
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:264. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical safety: minimizing risk of retained foreign bodies during cesarean birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:200. 2007

Detail Information

Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Obstetrical "never events"
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:136. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Essential criteria to promote safe care during labor and birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, Saint Louis, MO, USA
    AWHONN Lifelines 9:478-83. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring perinatal patient safety: review of current methods
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:432-42. 2006
    ..Accurate and timely data feedback to caregivers is critical to effect required changes. A balanced set of patient safety measures provides valuable data to guide efforts to improve perinatal patient safety...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nurse-physician communication during labor and birth: implications for patient safety
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, Doisy College of Health Sciences School of Nursing, Saint Louis University, MO 63141, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:547-56. 2006
    ..To describe communication between nurses and physicians during labor within the context of the nurse-managed labor model in community hospitals and its relationship to teamwork and patient safety...
  5. doi request reprint Extreme obesity as a patient safety risk during labor and birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Perinatal Clinical Nursing, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 33:196. 2008
  6. pmc Nurses' perceptions of critical issues requiring consideration in the development of guidelines for professional registered nurse staffing for perinatal units
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Labor and Delivery, Mercy Hospital, 7140 Pershing Avenue, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 41:474-82. 2012
    ..To solicit input from registered nurse members of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) on critical considerations for review and revision of existing nurse staffing guidelines...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of oxytocin-induced uterine hyperstimulation during labor on fetal oxygen status and fetal heart rate patterns
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Labor and Delivery, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:34.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate effects of oxytocin-induced hyperstimulation on fetal oxygen saturation and fetal heart rate patterns...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing fetal well-being prior to cesarean birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:328. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergent cesarean birth preparedness
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:264. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical safety: minimizing risk of retained foreign bodies during cesarean birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:200. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Intrauterine resuscitation during labor: review of current methods and supportive evidence
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63141, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 52:229-37. 2007
    ..Until more data are available, it seems reasonable to err on the side of fetal safety by using these techniques when appropriate, based on the specific fetal heart rate pattern...
  12. ncbi request reprint Kernicterus prevention
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:132. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Disruptive clinician behavior
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:64. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevention of perinatal transmission of HIV
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:396. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Minimizing risk of magnesium sulfate overdose in obstetrics
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:340. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Circumcision pain management
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:276. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism during pregnancy and postpartum: an inherited risk
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:208. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Elective labor induction
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:392. 2007
  19. doi request reprint Medication safety with heparin
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 33:135. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Michigan Health & Hospital Association Keystone Obstetrics: a statewide collaborative for perinatal patient safety in Michigan
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Mercy Hospital, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 37:544-52. 2011
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  21. doi request reprint An overview of distribution of births in United States hospitals in 2008 with implications for small volume perinatal units in rural hospitals
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Labor and Delivery, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63141, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 40:432-9. 2011
    ..S.) hospitals in 2008 as part of the background for the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses' Guidelines for Professional Registered Nurse Staffing for Perinatal Units...
  22. doi request reprint Perinatal patient safety and quality
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:103-7. 2011
    ..A review of current issues in perinatal patient safety and quality is presented...
  23. doi request reprint Clinicians' guide to the use of oxytocin for labor induction and augmentation
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center in St Louis, 7140 Pershing Avenue, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 56:214-21. 2011
    ..These include elective births before 39 weeks of pregnancy and cesarean births for low-risk, first-birth mothers...
  24. doi request reprint Assessment and optimization of uterine activity during labor
    Kathleen R Simpson
    Labor and Delivery, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 54:40-9. 2011
    ..Suggestions for managing excessive uterine activity are offered as well as a synopsis of risk reduction strategies for clinical practice...
  25. doi request reprint Patient education to reduce elective labor inductions
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Women s and Children s Education, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 35:188-94; quiz 195-6. 2010
    ..To reduce elective inductions among nulliparous women in a community hospital by adding standardized education regarding induction risks to prepared childbirth classes...
  26. doi request reprint Reconsideration of the costs of convenience: quality, operational, and fiscal strategies to minimize elective labor induction
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 24:43-52; quiz 53-4. 2010
    ..A review of current evidence, followed by changes in practice, is warranted to support the safest care possible during labor and birth. Various strategies to reduce the rate of elective induction in the United States are presented...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive perinatal patient safety program to reduce preventable adverse outcomes and costs of liability claims
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 35:565-74. 2009
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  28. doi request reprint Clinical disagreements during labor and birth: how does real life compare to best practice?
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 34:31-9. 2009
    ..To describe how nurses would respond in common clinical situations involving disagreement with physician colleagues during labor and birth...
  29. doi request reprint Oxytocin as a high-alert medication: implications for perinatal patient safety
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 34:8-15; quiz 16-7. 2009
    ..The perinatal team can develop strategies to minimize risk of maternal-fetal injuries related to oxytocin administration consistent with safe care practices used with other high-alert medications...
  30. doi request reprint Intrauterine resuscitation during labor: should maternal oxygen administration be a first-line measure?
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Labor and Delivery, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 13:362-7. 2008
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  31. ncbi request reprint Shoulder dystocia. Nursing interventions and risk-management strategies
    K R Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, Women and Children s Care Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 24:305-10; quiz 311. 1999
    ..Ensure that the medical record reflects the events as accurately as possible. If an injury results, the nurse can then be sure that the team did the best they could to intervene during the emergency...
  32. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the preterm fetus during labor
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:380-8; quiz 389-90. 2004
    ..The condition of the fetus during labor and birth has a significant impact on the likelihood of survival and the odds of developing serious complications of prematurity...
  33. ncbi request reprint Standardized language for electronic fetal heart rate monitoring
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:336. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Time out: it's time well spent
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:272. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Fetal assessment in the adult intensive care unit
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, 615 South New Ballas Road, St Louis, MO 63141, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 16:233-42. 2004
    ..The responsibility for fetal assessment when the woman is critically ill should rest with those who have this expertise. Working together provides the best opportunity for optimal outcomes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Terbutaline and methergine in look-alike packaging
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:208. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Obstetrical accidents involving intravenous magnesium sulfate: recommendations to promote patient safety
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:161-9; quiz 170-1. 2004
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  38. ncbi request reprint Management of oxytocin for labor induction and augmentation
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:136. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Trends and issues in labor induction in the United States: implications for clinical practice
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:767-79. 2003
    ..A public campaign to discourage elective labor induction for nulliparous women is worth serious consideration...
  40. ncbi request reprint Common areas of litigation related to care during labor and birth: recommendations to promote patient safety and decrease risk exposure
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63141, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 17:110-25; quiz 126-7. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Fundal pressure during the second stage of labor
    K R Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, Women and Children s Care Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 26:64-70; quiz 71. 2001
    ..This article will review what is currently known about fundal pressure including risks, benefits, and alternative approaches. In that context, suggestions will be offered for a safe approach to managing the second stage of labor...
  42. ncbi request reprint A critical evaluation of the past 25 years of perinatal nursing practice: opportunities for improvement
    K R Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 25:300-4. 2000
    ..The strengths and weaknesses of perinatal nursing practice at the beginning of the new century are chronicled, and suggestions for improvements are made...
  43. ncbi request reprint Second stage labor care
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 29:416. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Failure to rescue in obstetrics
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:76. 2005
  45. ncbi request reprint Elective preterm birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:68. 2006
  46. ncbi request reprint Does practice make perfect? Not always
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:280. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of intrauterine resuscitation techniques in improving fetal oxygen status during labor
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    Labor and Delivery, St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis and School of Nursing, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1362-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of 3 common intrauterine resuscitation techniques used during labor...
  48. ncbi request reprint Critical illness during pregnancy: considerations for evaluation and treatment of the fetus as the second patient
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 29:20-31. 2006
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  49. ncbi request reprint Obstetric "conveniences": elective induction of labor, cesarean birth on demand, and other potentially unnecessary interventions
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 19:134-44. 2005
    ..A review of common obstetric interventions is provided. While these interventions often are medically indicated for the well-being of mothers and infants, the evidence supporting their benefits when used electively is controversial...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effects of immediate versus delayed pushing during second-stage labor on fetal well-being: a randomized clinical trial
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, 7140 Pershing Avenue, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Nurs Res 54:149-57. 2005
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Emergency drills in obstetrics
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:220. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint Failure to rescue: implications for evaluating quality of care during labor and birth
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 19:24-34; quiz 35-6. 2005
    ..A new use of the failure to rescue concept in a population not previously considered is proposed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Handling handoffs safely
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:152. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint The context & clinical evidence for common nursing practices during labor
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 30:356-63; quiz 364-5. 2005
    ..Evidence exists for these nursing interventions that can be used to promote maternal-fetal well-being, minimize risk, and enhance patient safety...
  55. ncbi request reprint Adverse perinatal outcomes. Recognizing, understanding & preventing common accidents
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    AWHONN Lifelines 7:224-35. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint Fetal pulse oximetry update
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    St John s Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
    AWHONN Lifelines 7:411-2. 2003
  57. doi request reprint Oxytocin: new perspectives on an old drug
    Steven L Clark
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Corp of America and St Mark s Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:35.e1-6. 2009
    ..Implementation of these guidelines would seem appropriate in a culture increasingly focused on patient safety...
  58. ncbi request reprint Labor and birth today: things have changed
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:765-6. 2003
  59. ncbi request reprint Strategies for promoting perinatal patient safety: new ideas and methods to measure success
    Kathleen Rice Simpson
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:408. 2006
  60. ncbi request reprint How do expert labor nurses view their role?
    Dotti C James
    Saint Louis University School of Nursing, MO 63104, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:814-23. 2003
    ..To examine how expert perinatal nurses in a nurse-managed labor model view their role in caring for mothers during labor and birth...