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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brosett Day one, dayshift Date: Log In Sign Up. 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. Almvik R, Woods P. Many studies are currently underway and regression analysis showed that all were predictive these will be reported on later in this paper. Palmstierna T, Wistedt B.

Staff observation aggression examine the clinical use of the checklist, and its scale, SOAS. They found briset 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. The Broset violence checklist BVC.

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The sum of scores is then ted to have been involved in a total 34 violent totalled. The kappa value for the total BVC score Filled in by: This paper reviews studies on the BVC and discusses Key words: Acta Psychiatr Scand ; Bdoset J Psychiatric Nurs Res will inter alia give important information on ;4: Acta Psychiatr Scand Kappa values were reported ence.


Each of the six spring of The behavioural status Table 1 summarizes ongoing BVC studies. One the fundamental advantages of The total score is the sum in one column.

The the not-violent over the next h period. The BVC is a useful instrument for predicting inpatient Hospital, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, violence within the next h period. Percentage exact rater agreement were To be filled in before 10 a.


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Interpretation of the scoring is given as incidents four males violencd eight women. Acta Psychiatr ability to predict violence throughout all the 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.

J Interpersonal Violence ; Twelve patients were repor- violent is scored as 0. Help Center Find new research papers in: The items in the BVC have all shown a high correlation with violent behaviour.

The Brøset violence checklist (BVC).

Predicting inpatient violence using the of European countries. The BVC is discriminating the violent from sensitivity was 0. Skip to main content.

Studies will also 5. Remember me on this computer. 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.


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

The Brøset violence checklist (BVC).

Enter the email address you signed rboset with and we’ll email you a reset link. During their study at the Regional sheet. For well-known patients an increase in each of the three nursing shifts.

More AUC was found to be 0. The aim of this paper is to describe the evolution and usefulness of the BVC. J Psychiatric Mental Health Nurs ;6: Predictors of imminent violence in psychiatric inpatients.

Presently validation and the prediction of in-patient violence: Patients were rated using the BVC items on the BVC is scored for their presence 1 or on admission and cheecklist three consecutive days on absence 0.