Clinical User Guide
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale is available to female or gender-neutral patients over the age of 13 years.

1.      From within the Clinical Window, select Assessment > Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.

The first of ten assessment steps is displayed. Each step contains a single multi-choice question. Select the appropriate check box matching the patient's response. Click Next and Back to navigate the questionnaire.

2.      After answering the last question, click Save  The questionnaire will close and the patient's score is presented, with an indication of whether depressive illness is present.


3.      Click OK to return to the patient's record. A copy of the responses is added to the patient's progress notes.