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Violence prevention and management in acute psychiatric care: aspects of nursing practice

  title={Violence prevention and management in acute psychiatric care: aspects of nursing practice},
  author={Anna Bj{\"o}rkdahl},
Aim: The general aim of this thesis was to explore and evaluate different aspects of nursing practice in relation to prediction, prevention and management of patient violence in acute psychiatric care. The specific aims were: to evaluate the short-term predictive capacity of the violence risk assessment instrument Brøset Violence Checklist (BVC) when used by nurses in a psychiatric intensive care unit (study I), to compare the occurrences of coercive interventions and violence-related staff… 

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