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Abbreviation for electronic health record.
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1. A written account of something. See: problem-oriented medical record
2. In dentistry, a registration of jaw relations in a malleable material or on a device.

anecdotal records

Notes used in nursing education to document observed incidents of a student's clinical behavior related to attainment of clinical learning objectives. Such anecdotal notes have not been treated as hearsay evidence in a court but have been upheld as documented evidence for failing a student.

electronic health record

Abbreviation: EHR
Electronic medical record.

electronic medical record

Abbreviation: EMR
A computerized database that typically includes demographic, past medical and surgical, preventive, laboratory and radiographic, and drug information about a patient. It is the repository for active notations about a patient's health. Most EMRs also contain billing and insurance information and other accounting tools.
Synonym: electronic health record

functional chew-in record

A record of the natural chewing action of the mandible made on an occlusion rim by the teeth or scribing studs.

interocclusal record

Bite plate.

medical record

A written transcript of information obtained from a patient, guardian, or medical professionals concerning a patient's health history, diagnostic tests, diagnoses, treatment, and prognosis.

medication administration record

Abbreviation: MAR
A file maintained on hospital units that documents the schedule and dosing of medications given to patients.

open medical record

A medical record accessible by the patient for his or her personal review.

personal health record

A summary of a patient's health care status (allergies, drugs taken, past hospitalizations, lab tests, radiology results, and surgeries) that is kept by the patient privately rather than stored in a hospital or third-party database.
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Yours is the one that has been selected; hopefully through the referrer's EHR. Now you need the patient to arrive so the test(s) can be performed, and the patient can be billed.
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