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‘Getting your Bell rung’: Is concussion the Death Knell for Contact Sports? – RCSIsmj senior staff writer Daniel O’Reilly

Posted: November 15, 2015 at 11:59 PM   /   Blog

We have been treated to a glut of sporting festivities over the last several months- Rugby World Cup, Football European Qualifiers and World Championships in Boxing that have all had strong Irish representation. However, an issue that has surrounded all these contests is the occurrence of concussion, a type of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).1While […]

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A survey of chartered physiotherapists’ knowledge and current clinical practice regarding concussion in sport

Posted: March 8, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Patrick McGrann1, Louise Keating2 Author affiliations 1RCSI physiotherapy student 2School of Physiotherapy, RCSI Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Student Medical Journal 2012;5: 33-38. Abstract Background: There is currently much discussion in the sports medicine literature and mainstream media regarding diagnosing and managing concussion and the appropriate criteria to guide return-to-play decisions. In amateur sport, […]

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RCSIsmj Volume 5: 2011-2012

Posted: March 8, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Editorial           [HTML] [PDF] Director’s Welcome           [HTML] [PDF] RCSI Prize RCSIsmj Ethics Challenge 2012/2013           [HTML] [PDF] Methodology Where student research fails           [HTML] [PDF] RCSI Ethics Challenge RCSIsmj Ethics Challenge winner 2011/2012           [HTML] [PDF] Original Articles Clinically relevant perioperative neurological events during transcatheter aortic valve implantation compared to high-risk open aortic valve replacement: results from prospective randomised […]

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