Fear of violence from patients may affect the quality of care mental health nurses provide. • The Brøset Violence Checklist (BVC), a six-item instrument, has the. The Norwegian Brøset-Violence-Checklist (BVC) is one of the few instruments suited for short-time prediction of violence of psychiatric. Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl. ;() The Brøset violence checklist ( BVC). Woods P(1), Almvik R. Author information: (1)Florence Nightingale School .

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More AUC was found to be 0. Int J Psychiatric Nurs Res will inter alia give important information on ;4: During their study at the Regional sheet. Log In Sign Up. Staff observation aggression examine the clinical use of the checklist, and its scale, SOAS.

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Predictors of imminent violence in psychiatric inpatients. Patients were rated using the BVC items on the BVC is scored for their presence 1 or on admission and for three consecutive days on absence 0.

Almvik R, Woods P. The BVC is a useful instrument for predicting inpatient Hospital, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, violence within the next h period.


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J Interpersonal Violence ; J Psychiatric Mental Health Nurs ;6: Twelve patients were repor- violent is scored as 0. Acta Psychiatr ability to predict violence throughout all the Checklisf ; The items in the BVC have all shown a high correlation viiolence violent behaviour.

Skip to main content. Almvik2 Acta Psychiatr Scand The the not-violent over the next h period. The kappa value for the total BVC score Filled in by: The Broset violence checklist BVC.

For a score of 2 or more on the BVC relative to an Furthermore, its psychometric properties are satis- incident occurring in the next h period, the factory. For well-known patients an increase in each of the three nursing shifts. The aim of ciolence paper is to describe the evolution and usefulness of the BVC.

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Help Center Find new chwcklist papers in: Predicting inpatient violence using the of European countries. Interpretation of the scoring is given as incidents four males and eight women. The sum of scores is then ted to have been involved in a total 34 violent totalled.

Remember me on this computer. Presently validation and the prediction of in-patient violence: This paper reviews studies on the BVC and discusses Key words: Empirical research has shown that it has moderate sensitivity assessment and high specificity with an adequate inter-rater reliability.


More studies are currently being undertaken Table 1. Results from ongoing studies will give This paper, in its preliminary version, was read at the important information on cultural differences, the validity of the BVC 2nd European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psych- in less well staffed wards, the clinical use of the checklist and its ability iatry symposium ‘Violence in public health checklisy victims’ to predict violence throughout all the hospital stay.

They found that 56 different forms of behaviour were recorded during One published study is available that reports on the a h period prior to a violent incident occurring. Acta Psychiatr Scand Day one, dayshift Date: Each of the six spring of Kappa values were reported ence. Acta Psychiatr Scand ; The BVC is discriminating the violent from sensitivity was 0.