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Susanna Myrnerts Höök

PhD Candidate , PhD candidate at Centre for International Health University of Bergen, Norway Pediatric Specialist Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
  • E-mailSusanna.Hook@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Alrek helseklynge, blokk D, Årstadveien 17
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Learn more about Susanna's work: Helping Neonates Survive the First Day of Life

Research projects

2019-recent

Co-investigator in the NEO-SPIRIT Trial (NEOnatal SuPRaglottic vIetnam Trial) 

Assessment of a Supraglottic Device Versus Endotracheal Intubation in Neonatal Resuscitation in Vietnam – a Randomised Phase III Clinical Trial (NEO-SPIRIT).

 

2016 – 2019

NeoSupra trial, a multi-centre, phase III, open-label, randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of i-gel®supraglottic airway used in neonatal resuscitation in reducing early neonatal mortality and morbidity compared to standard of care face-mask ventilation (FMV) in low income countries. Part of the coordination team, the steering committee and data management team. 

 

2016 – recent

PhD candidate at Bergen University, Norway, Paper I and II are published, paper III is submitted. 

Name of articles planned in thesis:

  • Accurate and fast neonatal heart rate assessment with a smartphone-based application - a manikin study 
  • Smartphone app for monitoring newborn heart rate – an observational study
  • Laryngeal mask airway in neonatal resuscitation

2013 – recent                 

Development of NeoTap, a new free application for registration of heart rate during resuscitation of newborn babies. Including a manikin-study at Sachs´s Children and Youth hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. 

 

1999 – 2000       

Arthritis among children of the Shipibo people.”  Pucallpa, Peru,

Anders Fasth, Professor of Paediatric Immunology, The Queen Silvia Children's Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden 

Languages Swedish, native tongue – English/Spanish/French, fluently spoken and written 

2016-2019        Master trainer Helping Babies Breathe neonatal resuscitation training in Uganda   

2015                Participate in organizing training in Essential Newborn Care for MSF doctors 

2014                 Teacher for medical students at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Academic article
  • 2019. Neonatal resuscitation using a supraglottic airway device for improved mortality and morbidity outcomes in a low-income country: Study protocol for a randomized trial. Trials. 1-9.
  • 2018. Accurate and fast neonatal heart rate assessment with a smartphone‐based application – a manikin study. Acta Paediatrica. 1548-1554.
  • 2017. Neonatal resuscitation using a laryngeal mask airway: a randomised trial in Uganda. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 255-260.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Publications

Pejovic NJMyrnerts Höök SByamugisha JAlfvén TLubulwa CCavallin FNankunda JErsdal HSegafredo GBlennow MTrevisanuto DTylleskär T. Neonatal resuscitation using a supraglottic airway device for improved mortality and morbidity outcomes in a low-income country: study protocol for a randomized trial. Trials 2019 doi: 10.1186/s13063-019-3455-8.

 

Myrnerts Höök S, Pejovic NJ, Marrone G, Tylleskär T, Alfvén T.

Accurate and fast neonatal heart rate assessment with a smartphone-based application - a manikin study.Acta Paediatr. 2018 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/apa.14350. [Epub ahead of print]

Myrnerts Höök S, Pejovic NJ, Cavallin F, Lubulwa C,, Byamugisha J, Nankunda J, Tylleskär T, Alfven T. Smartphone app for neonatal heart rate assessment: an observational study. BMJ Paediatrics Open 2020;4:e000688. doi:10.1136/ bmjpo-2020-000688 

Alfvén T, Helldén D, Pejovic N, Myrnerts Höök S, Tylleskär T. Apropå! Globala hälsosystem och vikten av innovationer.Lakartidningen. 2018 Jan 22;115.

 

Pejovic NJ, Trevisanuto D, Lubulwa C, Myrnerts Höök S, Cavallin F, Byamugisha J, Nankunda J, Tylleskär T. Neonatal resuscitation using a laryngeal mask airway: a randomised trial in Uganda.

Arch Dis Child. 2018 doi: 10.1136

Myrnerts Höök S, Andersson M, Hansson A, Fasth A.

The adaptation and application of child health assessment questionnaire (CHAQ) to an indigenous population of Amazonian Peru, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2000;59:722

High prevalence of childhood chronic arthritis among people of the Shipibo people of Amazonian Peru, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2000;59:722A                               

 

Fields of competence