A study titled ‘Linking Emergency Medical Department and Road Traffic Police casualty data: a tool in assessing the burden of injuries in less resourced countries’ co-authored by E.Petridou, G.Yannis, A. Terzidis, N. Dessypris, E. Germeni, P.Evgenikos, N.Tselenti, A.Chaziris and I. Skalkidis was published in the Journal Traffic Injury Prevention in February 2009. The study aimed to assess the magnitude of road traffic injuries in a country missing a formal linkage system of police with hospital data, quantify the under-reporting and produce a convenient algorithm exploring its constituent components. doi