Galen eCalcs - Calculator: STEADI
This extended fall risk screening tooling was adopted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a part of their Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries (STEADI) program. It was adopted from a tool created by the Greater Los Angeles VA Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center.
Target patients are geriatric; 65 years and older.
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 STEADI calculator:
- Family Practice
- Rehabilitation Medicine
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-FRS||“(BLANK)” indicates that the global configuration options for Orderable Item will be used. |
“G-FRS” indicates that the calculator specific value will be used and can display the specific calculator name in the output.
|Save Discrete Results||True/False||When True, saves the questions and results of the calculator discretely when saving the results of the calculator.|
|Show Education Option||True/False||When True, an additional question is shown on a positive result to allow the user to indicate education was provided.|
|Verification Required||True/False||When True, files the calculator output as requiring verification by generating a verification task.|
There are no inputs for this calculator.
|Education Provided||Result||Provider notified and/or education provided|
|Question 1||Result||I have fallen in the past year|
|Question 2||Result||I use or have been advised to use a cane or walker to get around safely|
|Question 3||Result||Sometimes I feel unsteady when I am walking|
|Question 4||Result||I steady myself by holding on to furniture when walking at home|
|Question 5||Result||I am worried about falling|
|Question 6||Result||I need to push with my hands to stand up from a chair|
|Question 7||Result||I have some trouble stepping onto a curb|
|Question 8||Result||I often have to rush to the toilet|
|Question 9||Result||I have lost some feeling in my feet|
|Question 10||Result||I take medicine that sometimes makes me feel light-headed or more tired than usual|
|Question 11||Result||I take medicine to help me sleep or improve my mood|
|Question 12||Result||I often feel sad or depressed|
|STEADI - Interpretation||Result||STEADI Interpretation|
|STEADI Score||Result||STEADI Score|