The director of the Servei Català de Trànsit, Juli Gendrau, accompanied by the director of the Institut Guttmann Foundation, Dr. Josep M. Ramírez, inaugurated the VII Meeting of monitors of the Game Over preventiion program and police educators in road safety, organized by the Institut Guttmann. This year the day has focused on the phenomenon of distractions, under the title 'Distractions, a risk not perceived?1. It has been held with talks and round tables and the participation of students of ESO, baccalaureate and training cycles.
Based on cooperative teaching and learning, and taking into account that physical education has a fundamental socializing role as a space for welcoming and for equal opportunities, the Institut Guttmann organized the "Move and ... you'll see!".
These journeys included different schools of children that are on treatment at the Institut Guttmann, and work within the child rehabilitation program with the aim that the child with disabilities can participate in physical education sessions in their immediate environment.
The Institut Guttmann and Metropolitan Transport of Barcelona (TMB) renew their collaboration agreement in the promotion of personal autonomy and mobility of people with disabilities in public transport in the Barcelona metropolitan area, developing activities to promote personal autonomy in the metro and bus networks.
L’Institut Guttmann, Institut Universitari adscrit a la UAB i l’Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol han presentat avui la Unitat Funcional de Malalties Neuromusculars per oferir una atenció integral als pacients amb aquestes afectacions, de manera que sigui el sistema sanitari el que s’adapti a les seves necessitats i no a l’inrevés.
The Institut Guttmann in collaboration with Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital surgeons team, has operated on two patients for the placement of a diaphragmatic implant. One of the cases was a patient of 9 years old, who had already been implanted some time ago and needed a revision of the cables. The other one was a patient of 18 years old, with quadriplegia, that immediately after the surgery, in the same operating room, was able to initiate the disconnection of the respirator successfully. However, at the moment this patient will have to undergo a respiratory rehabilitation program.