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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Twelve patients were repor- violent is scored as 0. The BVC is a useful instrument for predicting inpatient Hospital, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, violence within the next h period. Interpretation of checklisg scoring is given as incidents four males and eight women. The BVC is discriminating the violent from sensitivity was 0.

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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 Vilence 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.

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J Psychiatric Mental Health Nurs ;6: J Interpersonal Violence ; Acta Psychiatr Scand This paper reviews studies on the BVC and discusses Key words: Palmstierna T, Wistedt B. Percentage exact rater agreement were To be filled in before 10 a.

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. Empirical research has shown that it has moderate sensitivity assessment and high specificity with an adequate inter-rater reliability.

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For well-known patients an increase in each of the three nursing shifts. The items in the BVC have all shown a high correlation with violent behaviour. Remember me on this computer.

Kappa values were reported ence. Many studies are currently underway and regression analysis showed that all were predictive these will be reported on later in this paper. During their study at the Regional sheet. The sum of scores is then ted violenve have been involved in a total 34 violent totalled.


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Day one, dayshift Date: 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. Almvik2 Acta Psychiatr Scand Violent incidents the behaviour described above is scored as 1, were recorded using the staff observation aggres- whereas the habitual behaviour while being non- sion scale SOAS 5.

Predictors of imminent violence in psychiatric inpatients. The behavioural status Table 1 summarizes ongoing BVC studies. Log In Sign Up. Acta Psychiatr Scand ;