British Trauma Society
International Journal of Injury
Full Text Access

As part of your BTS membership, you are now able to access Injury Online in ScienceDirect.

1. Make sure that you are a full BTS Member

The online access to Injury is restricted to full BTS Members. You can become a Full Member at anytime through the BTS website

2. Have your Access Code available

To activate access to Injury Online and to create your personal account, you will need your Access Code. In case you have lost this access code, please contact Linda Brooks at Elsevier (

3. Enter your Access Code in ScienceDirect

a) Go to

Note that https:// MUST be entered for this URL – http:// will not work. This is to ensure that your registration details are secured when you enter them into the registration form.

After entering, click on “submit”.

4. Complete your user profile

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Note – please do NOT use special characters, such as ö, ä, or æ when entering your personal details into the profile form.

5. Read Injury online!

Go to then enter your ScienceDirect username and password in the login bar at the top of the page.

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