Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Newborn Weight Loss Percentage

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Description

The Newborn Weight Loss Percentage calculator is designed to compare a newborn’s current weight to birth weight as a percentage lost or gained. This calculator is also associated with the Pediatrics specialty in the Search/Filter terms when searching for a calculator.


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 Newborn Weight Loss Percentage calculator:

Specialties

  • Family Practice
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics

Systems

  • Musculoskeletal


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-NBWLP “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-NBWLP” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the output.


Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
Weight Vitals Patient weight in pounds


Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Result Result Weight loss or gain as a percentage


References

http://www.livestrong.com/article/194935-how-to-calculate-percentile-weight-loss-for-infants/
http://bodyweightlosspercentagecalculator.com/newborn-weight-loss-percentage-calculator-how-to-make-the-calculations/