Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Pediatric BMI-for-Age Z-Score Calculator

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Description

The Pediatric BMI-for-Age Z-Score Calculator provides a statistical analysis of a pediatric patient’s placement on the BMI scale for their current age. A patient’s BMI value is looked up using a Z-Score reference chart in order to place the patient at a Z-Score value within a particular percentile range.


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.

Specialties

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


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.


Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
BMI Vital Sign Patient’s body mass index value
Height Vital Sign Patient’s height
Weight Vital Sign Patient’s weight


Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
BMI-for-age-Percentile Result Patient’s BMI for current age percentile value
BMI-for-age-Z-score Result Patient’s BMI for current age Z-score value


References

http://zscore.research.chop.edu/result.php