The diagnostic efficiency of the extended German Brøset Violence Checklist to assess the risk of violence.

@article{Rechenmacher2014TheDE,
  title={The diagnostic efficiency of the extended German Br\oset Violence Checklist to assess the risk of violence.},
  author={Josef Rechenmacher and G. Gerber-von M{\"u}ller and Christoph Abderhalden and Eva Schulc},
  journal={Journal of nursing measurement},
  year={2014},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={201-12}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The prevention of aggression and violence of patients is part of the challenge for the psychiatric inpatient care. Resources needed are a systematic risk assessment and taking preventive measures according to the risk. The extended Brøset Violence Checklist (BVC-CH) is an assessment instrument for the short-term assessment of the risk of violence for physical attacks toward medical staff and other patients. Until now, the instrument was only validated in the context of… CONTINUE READING