Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI)

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The Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) is a calculator that allows a provider to determine the current effectiveness of drug therapy related to the treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). This calculator is associated with the Musculoskeletal system.

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 BASDAI calculator:


  • Rheumatology


  • 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-BASDAI “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-BASDAI” 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
Medication List Medication Medications a patient takes to manage Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Disease Activity Result The textual interpretation of the SDAI score
Medication Effectiveness Result The patients indication of how effective their medication is at relieving their symptoms. One being not effective, ten being very effective
Score Result The BASDAI score value