Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC)

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The Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC) is a parent-completed questionnaire that is used by pediatricians and other health professionals to improve the recognition and treatment of psychosocial problems in children, ages 6 through 18. This calculator is associated with the Pediatrics and Psychiatry specialties.

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 Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC):


  • Family Practice
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry


  • Nervous

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-PedSymCh “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-PedSymCh” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the output.
Show Full Questions in Annotations True / False True will enable the display of the full calculator input question text (rather than Q1, Q2, etc.) in the result output annotations.
False will disable the display of the full calculator input question text and display the question numbers and answers only in the result output annotations.

Calculator Inputs

This calculator does not use any default mappings, all items require manual input.

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Emotional or Behavior Problems Result Output for the question "Does your child have any emotional or behavioral problems for which they need help?"
Indication Result Indication of psycho-social impairment
Score Result Pediatric Symptom Checklist score (0- 70)
Services Requested Result List of services that the parent would like their child to receive
Services to Receive Result Output for the question "Are there any services that you would like your child to receive for these problems?"