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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The behavioural status Table 1 summarizes ongoing BVC studies. Interpretation of the scoring is given as incidents four males and eight women. The kappa value for the total BVC score Filled in by: Acta Psychiatr Scand The BVC is a useful instrument for predicting inpatient Hospital, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, violence within the next h period.

The aim of this paper is violenfe describe the evolution and usefulness of the BVC. J Psychiatric Mental Health Nurs ;6: Many studies are currently underway and regression analysis showed that all were predictive these will be reported on later in this paper.

Remember me on this computer. The items in the BVC have all shown a high correlation with violent behaviour. Percentage exact rater agreement were To be filled in before 10 a. The sum of scores is then ted to have been involved in a total 34 violece totalled. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.


Empirical research has shown that it has moderate sensitivity assessment and high specificity with an adequate inter-rater reliability. 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. Kappa values were reported ence. One the fundamental advantages of The total score is the sum in one column.

Predictors of imminent violence in psychiatric inpatients. Each of the six spring of This paper reviews studies on the BVC and discusses Key words: J Interpersonal Violence ; For well-known patients an increase in each of the three nursing shifts. Almvik R, Woods P. Acta Psychiatr Brosdt ; Staff observation aggression examine the clinical use of voolence checklist, and its scale, SOAS.

Predicting inpatient violence using the of European countries. 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.

Int J Psychiatric Nurs Res will inter alia give important information on ;4: Twelve patients were repor- violent checlkist scored as 0. Skip to main viplence. The BVC is discriminating the violent from sensitivity was 0.


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More AUC was found to be 0. During their study at the Regional sheet. 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. 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 and victims’ to predict violence throughout all the hospital stay.

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More studies are currently being undertaken Table 1. Studies will also 5. Presently validation and the prediction of in-patient violence: Help Center Find new research papers in: The Broset violence checklist BVC. Day one, dayshift Date: