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record

 [rek´ord]
1. a permanent or long-lasting account of something, such as in writing or on film.
2. in dentistry, a registration.
bibliographic record an index record standing for or representing a journal article, book, or other document.
Problem-Oriented record (Problem-Oriented Medical record) see problem-oriented record.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

record

Graduate education-UK
Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans record, see there.

Lab medicine-UK
Data placed on a form which provides evidence of fulfilment of intent.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

record

Medtalk A permanent document in the form of a writing, files, photographs, etc. See Electronic medical record, Medical record, Medical administration record, Open record, Patient record, Problem-oriented medical record, Sealed record. Cf Chart.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

re·cord

(rek'ŏrd)
1. A chronologic written account that includes a patient's initial complaint(s) and medical history, the physician's physical findings, the results of diagnostic tests and procedures, and any therapeutic medications or procedures.
Compare: health record
2. 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.
3. To place in a graph (e.g., electrocardiogram) automatically.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about record

Q. ex-wife works in hospital and accesses my and my familys medical records what can i/we do about this legally this is done without any consent she has computer acess to any records and accesses them upon her own

A. If you are sure of this she is breaking the law...Hippa protects patient right and this is a clear voliation of those right. I suggest you get a copy of the hospitals Right to Privacy , HIPPA paperwork. Then If you can prove this write a letter to hospital admenistration and one to her supervisor and/or director. Let them know you know this is a violation of patient rights and you want it dealt with immediatly or you will seek out legal council. They should responded to your letter in avery timely matter. If you do not have proof discuss with someone in medical record about the "need to know" bases and if ther eis no reason for her to know this information( she could be one tha thas to put it on your records) you would like to be assured she has no access to them and if she is doing a job that would give her the right ask that they please have someone else in the department handle you and your family dure to personal reasons. I encourage you to handle this in a very proffesi

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