RCSI Elective Project

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Welcome to the Royal College of Surgeons student elective project. The RCSI a specific ten week elective module for their foundation year students to opt to complete.  The students were split into groups and each group was allocated a new page in Physiopedia to create.  They were to review the literature in the area and provide a summary of the literature, with some critical appraisal in each sub-heading.

Project Lead

The co-ordinator for this project was Aileen Barrett.

Project Dates

  1. March - May 2009
  2. March - May 2010


Below are the articles that the students created:

Initial project (2009):

Second project (2010):


Address: The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2.

Phone: 00 353 1 4022100

Email: [email protected]

Royal College of Sugeons in Ireland

RCSI School of Physiotherapy