Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

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The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale is a questionnaire designed to identify depression in women who have just given birth. The scale indicates how the mother has felt in the previous week.

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 Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale:


  • Family Practice
  • Internal Medicine
  • Psychiatry


  • Nervous
  • Reproductive

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-Edinb “(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used.
“G-Edinb” 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

There are no inputs for this calculator.

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Depression Status Risk of Stroke The patient's depression status according to the scale.
Score Risk of Stroke The patient's score according to the scale.
Suicidal Thoughts Risk of Stroke How often the patient has these thoughts.


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