Christoph Abderhalden

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Predicting inpatient violence in acute psychiatric wards using the Brøset-Violence-Checklist: a multicentre prospective cohort study
    C Abderhalden
    Nursing and Social Educatio Research Unit, University Berne Psychiatric Services, Bolligenstrasse, CH 300 Bern 60, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:422-7. 2004
  2. pmc Predicting inpatient violence using an extended version of the Brøset-Violence-Checklist: instrument development and clinical application
    Christoph Abderhalden
    Nursing and Social Education Research Unit, University Bern, Bolligenstrasse 111, 3000 Bern 60, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:17. 2006
  3. ncbi [Nursing diagnoses in acute psychiatric wards in Switzerland and Austria: commonalities and differences]
    Christoph Abderhalden
    Forschungsstelle Pflege und Pädagogik, Universitäre Psychiatrische Dienste UPD Bern
    Pflege 20:149-56. 2007
  4. pmc Frequency and severity of aggressive incidents in acute psychiatric wards in Switzerland
    Christoph Abderhalden
    Nursing and Social Education Research Unit, University Bern Psychiatric Services, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 3:30. 2007
  5. doi Structured risk assessment and violence in acute psychiatric wards: randomised controlled trial
    Christoph Abderhalden
    Nursing and Social Education Research Unit, University Bern Psychiatric Services, Bolligenstrasse 111, Berne 60, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 193:44-50. 2008
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of two interventions in the management of patient violence in acute mental inpatient settings: report on a pilot study
    I Needham
    University Berne Psychiatric Services, Berne, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:595-601. 2004
  7. ncbi The effect of a training course on mental health nurses' attitudes on the reasons of patient aggression and its management
    S Hahn
    Insel Education Centre, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedics, University Hospital Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:197-204. 2006
  8. ncbi The effect of a training course on nursing students' attitudes toward, perceptions of, and confidence in managing patient aggression
    Ian Needham
    Research Unit, University of Applied Science, Fribourg, Switzerland
    J Nurs Educ 44:415-20. 2005
  9. doi [Swiss Research Agenda for Nursing (SRAN): the development of an agenda for clinical nursing research in Switzerland]
    Lorenz Imhof
    Institut für Pflege, Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Winterthur
    Pflege 21:252-61. 2008

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Predicting inpatient violence in acute psychiatric wards using the Brøset-Violence-Checklist: a multicentre prospective cohort study
    C Abderhalden
    Nursing and Social Educatio Research Unit, University Berne Psychiatric Services, Bolligenstrasse, CH 300 Bern 60, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:422-7. 2004
    ..1%, and the area under the receiver operating characteristic curve 0.88. In some false positive cases intense preventive measures had been implemented. The predictive accuracy of the BVC-G proved consistent with the Norwegian original...
  2. pmc Predicting inpatient violence using an extended version of the Brøset-Violence-Checklist: instrument development and clinical application
    Christoph Abderhalden
    Nursing and Social Education Research Unit, University Bern, Bolligenstrasse 111, 3000 Bern 60, Switzerland
    BMC Psychiatry 6:17. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi [Nursing diagnoses in acute psychiatric wards in Switzerland and Austria: commonalities and differences]
    Christoph Abderhalden
    Forschungsstelle Pflege und Pädagogik, Universitäre Psychiatrische Dienste UPD Bern
    Pflege 20:149-56. 2007
    ..20 NANDA diagnoses account for a large portion of the care problems of acute psychiatric patients. Local differences in the use of the diagnostic process deserve further examination...
  4. pmc Frequency and severity of aggressive incidents in acute psychiatric wards in Switzerland
    Christoph Abderhalden
    Nursing and Social Education Research Unit, University Bern Psychiatric Services, Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 3:30. 2007
    ..Variations in study designs, settings, populations, and data collection methods render comparisons of the incidence of aggressive behaviour in high risk settings difficult...
  5. doi Structured risk assessment and violence in acute psychiatric wards: randomised controlled trial
    Christoph Abderhalden
    Nursing and Social Education Research Unit, University Bern Psychiatric Services, Bolligenstrasse 111, Berne 60, Switzerland
    Br J Psychiatry 193:44-50. 2008
    ..There is a lack of research on the possible contribution of a structured risk assessment to the reduction of aggression in psychiatric in-patient care...
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of two interventions in the management of patient violence in acute mental inpatient settings: report on a pilot study
    I Needham
    University Berne Psychiatric Services, Berne, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 11:595-601. 2004
    ..Further testing of the interventions is necessary to measure the effect of the training alone and to counteract 'ward effects'...
  7. ncbi The effect of a training course on mental health nurses' attitudes on the reasons of patient aggression and its management
    S Hahn
    Insel Education Centre, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedics, University Hospital Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:197-204. 2006
    ..Moreover, it remains questionable to what extent a single instrument of measurement can record attitude changes...
  8. ncbi The effect of a training course on nursing students' attitudes toward, perceptions of, and confidence in managing patient aggression
    Ian Needham
    Research Unit, University of Applied Science, Fribourg, Switzerland
    J Nurs Educ 44:415-20. 2005
    ..We tentatively conclude that it is possible to enhance nursing students' perceived confidence in managing patient aggression without changing their fundamental views of it...
  9. doi [Swiss Research Agenda for Nursing (SRAN): the development of an agenda for clinical nursing research in Switzerland]
    Lorenz Imhof
    Institut für Pflege, Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Winterthur
    Pflege 21:252-61. 2008
    ..As a next step, the development of an action plan to enhance nursing research will take place in Switzerland...