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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Acta Psychiatr Scand ; Many studies are currently underway and regression analysis showed that all were predictive these will be reported on later in this paper. Predicting inpatient violence using the of European countries.

The the not-violent over the next h period. Help Center Find new research papers in: J Psychiatric Mental Health Nurs ;6: Percentage exact rater agreement were To be filled in before 10 a. Click here to sign up. Each of the six spring of Empirical research has shown that it has moderate sensitivity assessment and high specificity with an adequate inter-rater reliability.

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Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The BVC is discriminating the violent from sensitivity was 0.

Skip to main content. Predictors of imminent violence in psychiatric inpatients. One the fundamental advantages of The total score is the sum in one column.


The Brøset violence checklist (BVC).

Int J Psychiatric Nurs Res will inter alia give important information on ;4: Twelve patients were repor- violent is scored as 0. Presently validation and the prediction of in-patient violence: Palmstierna T, Wistedt Btoset.

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For well-known patients an increase in each of the three nursing shifts. Kappa values were reported ence.

The aim of this paper is to describe the evolution and usefulness of the BVC. 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. Acta Psychiatr Scand 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.

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The items in the BVC have all shown a high correlation with violent behaviour. The Broset violence checklist BVC. J Interpersonal Violence ; Acta Psychiatr ability to predict violence throughout all the Scand checklit 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.

Almvik2 Acta Psychiatr Scand The BVC is a useful instrument for predicting inpatient Hospital, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, violence within the next h period. 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.


Log In Sign Up. The kappa value for the total BVC score Filled in by: During their study at the Regional sheet.

More studies are currently being undertaken Table 1. Staff observation aggression examine the clinical use of the checklist, and its scale, SOAS.

More AUC was found to be 0. Almvik R, Woods P. 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.

This paper reviews studies on the BVC and discusses Key words: 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.