Galen eCalcs - Calculator: ARIC Coronary Heart Disease Risk
The ARIC Coronary Heart Disease Risk assessment tool uses information from the ARIC study. It is designed for adults, 45-65 years old, who do not have heart disease to predict the patient’s chance of having a heart attack in the next 10 years.
Optimal Levels of Risk Factors
- Being a non-smoker
- Total cholesterol of less than 200 mg/dL
- HDL cholesterol greater than 60 mg/dL
- Systolic blood pressure less than 120 mHg and not needing treatment for high blood pressure
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 ARIC Coronary Heart Disease Risk calculator:
- Family Practice
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-ARIC||“(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used. |
“G-ARIC” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the chart output.
|Total Cholesterol||Results||Patient's total cholesterol in mg/dL|
|HDL Cholesterol||Results||Patient's high density lipoprotein count|
|Systolic BP||Vitals||Patient's systolic blood pressure in mm Hg|
|Blood Pressure Medication||Medications||Whether or not the patient is currently taking medication to control their blood pressure|
|Diabetes||Problems||Patient's diabetes status|
|Smoking Status||Problems||Patient's smoking status|
|10 Year CHD Risk||Results||The patient’s risk of heart attack within the next ten years|
|Average 10 Year Risk||Results||The average risk of heart attack within the next ten years for a person of this gender, race, and age|