Mona Guterud honored with Newcomer Award for advancing prehospital stroke treatment

Mona Guterud
Mona Guterud

Prehospital treatment is of great importance for the outcome of patients and is receiving increasing research attention. This year's Newcomer Award winner, Mona Guterud, was honored at the research seminar for Division of Emergencies and Critical Care and the Divison of Prehospital Services at Oslo University Hospital, February 14th.

Mona Guterud, along with her team, has been recognized for their contribution in addressing the need for clinical decision tools to assess acute prehospital strokes. Their research project titled "Prehospital screening of acute stroke with the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (ParaNASPP)" conducted a stepped-wedge, cluster-randomized controlled trial. The results of their study were published in Lancet Neurology, showcasing the effectiveness of their approach.

Writing retreat 8-13. September 2024

Stay: The retreat will be held at Søstrene Storaas, located 20 minutes from Kongsberg. The check-in starts from 15:00 on Sunday, with check out on Friday at 11:00. The hotel's amenities include an abundant kitchen garden, walking areas, and individually themed rooms. There are great walking areas around the hotel, and a lake 200 meters away. All rooms have desks. 

The retreat: We begin on Sunday afternoon with a participant introduction session, and a kick-start on the writing program. The program will run Monday to Friday with scheduled writing and lecture times. The program includes “shut-up-and-write” sessions, a supervisor forum as well as technical workshops. The title of the lectures will be announced closer to the retreat. 

Per Olav Berve disputerte 1. februar 2024

Overlege og spesialist i anestesi, Per Olav Berve, Luftambulanseavdelingen Prehospital klinikk, Oslo universitetssykehus (OUS), forsvarte sin doktorgradsavhandling "Improving haemodynamics and ventilation monitoring during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Lessons learned from clinical studies" den 1. februar.

Berves forskning har fokusert på gjenoppliving ved hjertestans (HLR), ved å forbedre overvåkingen av blodsirkulasjon og respirasjon under prosessen, og å teste ut effekten av aktiv dekompresjon med en brystkompresjonsmasking i en klinisk studie.