Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Growth Velocity

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The Growth Velocity calculator is designed to track the change in a patient's height. The score is determined by dividing the change in height against the number of days between visits.

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 Growth Velocity calculator:


  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Family Practice


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

Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
Height Vitals The patient's height

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Growth Velocity Result Patient's formulated Growth Velocity score