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rec·ord

(rek'ŏrd),
1. In medicine or dentistry, a chronologic written account that includes a patient's initial complaint(s) and medical history, physical findings, results of diagnostic tests and procedures, any therapeutic medicines or procedures, and subsequent developments during the course of the illness.
2. In dentistry, a registration of desired jaw relations in a plastic material or on a device to permit these relationships to be transferred to an articulator.
[M.E. recorden, fr. O.Fr. recorder, fr. L. recordor, to remember, fr. re-, back, again, + cor, heart]

medical record

The documents pertaining to a Pt's medical history, diagnoses and therapies, and status when last seen by health care providers. See Documentation, Hospital chart, Problem-oriented medical record, SOAP.

re·cord

(rek'ŏrd)
1. In dentistry or medicine, written account that includes a patient's initial complaint(s) and medical history, physical findings, tests results, any therapeutic medicines or procedures or treatment, and subsequent developments during illness.
Synonym(s): medical record.
2. In dentistry, registration of desired jaw relations in a plastic material or on a device to permit these relationships to be transferred to an articulator.
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