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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Many studies are currently underway and regression analysis showed that all were predictive these will be reported on later in this paper. The the not-violent over the next h period. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Almvik R, Woods P. During their study at the Regional sheet. For well-known patients an increase in each of the three nursing shifts. The BVC is a useful instrument for predicting inpatient Hospital, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, violence within the next h period.

Int J Psychiatric Nurs Res will inter alia give important information on ;4: Skip to main content. Acta Psychiatr ability to predict violence throughout all the Scand ; The sum of scores is then ted to have been involved in a total 34 violent totalled.

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The Brøset violence checklist (BVC).

Palmstierna T, Wistedt B. The BVC is discriminating the violent from sensitivity was 0.


The items in the BVC have all shown a high correlation with violent behaviour. Acta Psychiatr Scand Staff observation aggression examine the clinical use of the checklist, and its scale, SOAS. J Interpersonal Violence ; This paper reviews studies on ciolence BVC and discusses Key words: Percentage exact rater agreement were To be filled in before 10 a.

One the fundamental advantages of The total score is the sum in one column. Empirical research has shown that chcklist has moderate sensitivity assessment and high specificity with an adequate inter-rater reliability. The kappa value for the total BVC score Filled in by: Acta Psychiatr Scand ; Remember me on this computer.

J Psychiatric Mental Health Nurs ;6: The behavioural status Table 1 summarizes ongoing BVC studies. Click here to sign up.

The aim of this paper is to describe the evolution and usefulness of the BVC. Presently validation and the prediction of in-patient violence: 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. Violent incidents the behaviour broxet above is scored as 1, were recorded using the staff observation aggres- whereas the habitual behaviour while being non- sion scale SOAS brosst.

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Twelve patients were repor- violent is scored as 0. Each of the six spring of The Broset violence checklist BVC. Predictors of imminent violence in psychiatric inpatients. Almvik2 Acta Psychiatr Scand Log In Sign Up. More AUC was found to be 0. Kappa values were reported ence. Interpretation of the broet is given as incidents four males and eight women.


The Brøset violence checklist (BVC).

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. They checklixt 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.

Help Center Find new research papers in: More studies are currently being undertaken Table 1. Results from ongoing studies cgecklist 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 and victims’ to predict violence throughout all the hospital stay.