Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Crohn's Activity Index
The Crohn’s Disease Activity Index is a tool used to quantify the symptoms of patients with Crohn’s disease.
Remission of Crohn's disease is defined as a fall in the CDAI of less than 150. Severe disease is defined as a value of greater than 450. Most major research studies on medications in Crohn's disease define response as a fall of the CDAI of greater than 70 points.
Calculator Search/Filter Keywords
At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the Crohn's Activity Index calculator:
- Family Practice
- Internal Medicine
Calculator Configuration Options
|Preference Name||Valid Range||Description|
|Publishing||Checked / Unchecked||When checked the calculator will display for users on the front end. |
When unchecked, the calculator WILL NOT display for users on the front end.
|Orderable Item Override||(BLANK) / G-CROHNS||“(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used. |
“G-CROHNS” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the output.
|Number of liquid of soft stools||Manual Input||Number of liquid stools in one week|
|Abdominal Pain||Manual Input||Patient’s average daily abdominal pain|
|General well-being||Manual Input||Patient’s average daily general well-being|
|Arthritis / Arthralgia||Problems||Patient has arthritis or arthralgia|
|Iritis or uveitis||Problems||Patient has Iritis or Uveitis|
|Erythema / Pyoderma Gangrenosum / Apththous Stomalitis||Problems||Patient has erythema, pyoderma gangrenosum, or apththous stomalitis|
|Anal Fissure / Fistual / Perirectal Abscess||Problems||Patient has an anal fissure, fistula, or perirectal abscess|
|Bowel-Related Fistula||Problems / No Default Mappings||Patient has a bowel-related fistula|
|Febrile Episode||Manual Input||Patient has experienced febrile (fever) episode over 100 degrees in the past week|
|Lomotil / Opiates||Medications||Patient is taking Lomotil or Opiates for diarrhea|
|Abnormal Mass||Manual Input||Patient has an abnormal mass|
|Hematocrit Inclusion||Manual Input||Hematocrit Inclusion|
|Hematocrit||Results||The volume percentage of red blood cells in blood|
|Weight Changes||Manual Input||Whether or not the patient is experiencing weight changes related to condition|
|Current Weight||Vitals||Patient’s current weight|
|Standard Weight||Manual Input||Patient’s standard weight|
|Activity Index||Result||Crohn’s disease index|