Usefulness of Aggressive Behaviour Risk Assessment Tool for prospectively identifying violent patients in medical and surgical units.

@article{Kim2012UsefulnessOA,
  title={Usefulness of Aggressive Behaviour Risk Assessment Tool for prospectively identifying violent patients in medical and surgical units.},
  author={Son Chae Kim and Kristyn Ideker and Dale Todicheeney-Mannes},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={349-57}
}
AIM The aim of this study is to evaluate the usefulness of the Aggressive Behaviour Risk Assessment Tool for prospectively identifying violent patients in medical-surgical units. BACKGROUND Although patient violence against nurses is a serious occupational hazard, there is a lack of simple screening tools with acceptable sensitivity and specificity for identifying potentially violent patients in medical-surgical units. METHODS A prospective cohort study involving patients admitted to six… CONTINUE READING

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