Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Final Parental Height (FPH) Child Height Prediction

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The Final Parental Height (FPH) Child Height Predictor calculator is a model utilized to predict a child’s eventual adult height. This method is commonly used to estimate Target Height (TG) in children to evaluate the effectiveness of growth-promoting therapies.

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 Final Parental Height (FPH) Child Height Predictor calculator:


  • Family Practice
  • Pediatrics


  • 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-HgtTan “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-HgtTan” 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
Sex Demographics Patient Sex
Father’s Height Manual Input Father’s height in inches
Mother’s height Manual Input Mother’s height in inches

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Final Parental Height (FPH) Child Height Predictor - Height Result The child’s predicted eventual adult height