MRD plays very important role in patient health care delivery system in any hospital. MRD keeps record of all clinical information of patient/s, who attends the hospital for their aliment. Hospital keeps the record of documents of patient/s for various purposes: like to the see patient's past and present medical history; for legal purposes; drug trial and medical research purposes; preparing hospital statistics/Hospital performances reports, etc.Dr. G.R. Mac Giboney has defined "Medical Record as a clinical, Scientific, Administrtive and Medico- Legal document relating to the patient's care, which contains sufficient data in sequence of events to justify he diagnosis, warrant the treatment and end results.''

Professor.Amit Gupta

Faculty Incharge of Medical Record Section

JPN Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMS,

New Delhi.