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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J Interpersonal Violence ; Presently validation and the prediction of in-patient violence: Predicting inpatient violence using the of European countries. The aim of this paper is to describe the evolution and usefulness of the BVC.


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Staff observation aggression examine the clinical use of the checklist, and its scale, SOAS. Predictors of imminent violence in psychiatric inpatients.

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Empirical research has shown that it has moderate sensitivity assessment and high specificity with an adequate inter-rater reliability. J Psychiatric Mental Health Nurs ;6: Acta Psychiatr Scand ; 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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The Broset violence checklist BVC. Many studies are currently underway and regression analysis showed that all were predictive these will be reported on later in this paper.

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