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dc.contributor.authorHahn, Sabine-
dc.contributor.authorMüller, Marianne-
dc.contributor.authorNeedham, Ian-
dc.contributor.authorDassen, Theo-
dc.contributor.authorKok, Gerjo-
dc.contributor.authorHalfens, Ruud JG-
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-27T17:43:58Z-
dc.date.available2018-11-27T17:43:58Z-
dc.date.issued2011-
dc.identifier.issn0962-1067de_CH
dc.identifier.issn1365-2702de_CH
dc.identifier.urihttps://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/13300-
dc.description.abstractAims: To investigate the feasibility of a survey measuring patient and visitor violence after translation and modification, namely the Survey of Violence Experienced by Staff (German version revised) and to validate the shortened Perception of Aggression Scale (POAS‐S) and the Perception of Importance of Intervention Skills Scale (POIS) after adaptation for use in a general hospital setting. Background: The use of different approaches and research instruments for investigating patient and visitor violence negatively influences the comparability of studies. Typically, general hospitals use self‐administered surveys. However, support for these instruments’ validity is insufficient. Methods: Between November 2006–January 2007, 291 nurses working in general hospitals in the German‐speaking region of Switzerland completed the SOVES‐G‐R, the POAS‐S and the POIS (response rate = 71%). Results: The participants’ responses demonstrated a need for modifications to enhance the feasibility of the SOVES‐G‐R in two categories, namely experiences with patient and visitor violence in ‘the past 12 months’ and in ‘the past working week’. The POAS‐S revealed the same factor solution as in earlier studies, with two factors explaining 38·0% of variance. In the POIS, two factors were distinguished: (1) structured interventions and evaluation and (2) the importance of preventive measures. Conclusions: The SOVES‐G‐R, the POAS‐S and the POIS are adequate for investigating factors influencing the occurrence of patient and visitor violence in general hospitals. Given the changes in the SOVES‐G‐R and the moderate size of our sample, further testing with a larger sample is recommended. Relevance to clinical practice: The instruments help determine which clinical settings have a greater risk of patient and visitor violence and the specific factors that influence this risk. This can facilitate the implementation of situation‐specific preventive measures against patient and visitor violence in general hospitals.de_CH
dc.language.isoende_CH
dc.publisherWileyde_CH
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of clinical nursingde_CH
dc.rightsLicence according to publishing contractde_CH
dc.subjectFeasibility studiesde_CH
dc.subjectInpatientsde_CH
dc.subjectSwitzerlandde_CH
dc.subjectViolencede_CH
dc.subject.ddc362: Gesundheits- und Sozialdienstede_CH
dc.titleMeasuring patient and visitor violence in general hospitals : feasibility of the SOVES-G-R, internal consistency and construct validity of the POAS-S and the POISde_CH
dc.typeBeitrag in wissenschaftlicher Zeitschriftde_CH
dcterms.typeTextde_CH
zhaw.departementSchool of Engineeringde_CH
zhaw.organisationalunitInstitut für Datenanalyse und Prozessdesign (IDP)de_CH
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1365-2702.2011.03768.xde_CH
dc.identifier.pmid21722224de_CH
zhaw.funding.euNode_CH
zhaw.issue17-18de_CH
zhaw.originated.zhawYesde_CH
zhaw.pages.end2530de_CH
zhaw.pages.start2519de_CH
zhaw.publication.statuspublishedVersionde_CH
zhaw.volume20de_CH
zhaw.publication.reviewPeer review (Publikation)de_CH
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