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flag

Lab medicine A determined value on a diagnostic test at or above which a certain action is taken; eg fasting glucose > 7.8 mmol/L–US: > 140 mg/dL, is a flag for notifying the attending physician, who might not otherwise suspect DM. See Decision level, Panic value, Red flag.

flag

(flag)
medical transcription Warning or caution by the transcriptionist to the author of a report, pointing out problems (e.g., missing date, dictation errors, equipment problems, or potentially inflammatory remarks). Flags contribute to risk management.

flag

(flag)
medical transcription warning or caution by the transcriptionist to the author of a report, pointing out problems (e.g., missing date, dictation errors, equipment problems, or potentially inflammatory remarks).

flag,

n 1. a type of indicator used for identification.
2. a label that signals the occurrence of some medical condition (“red flag”).

flag

see udder edema.
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Irish head coach Billy Walsh added: "The Olympic Council will decide who is going to be carrying the flag, it's nothing to do with us.
The opening ceremony to that was just amazing, but I wasn't carrying the flag there so this one's right up there with that.
The boys, along with Scoutmaster Robert Perrier, took turns carrying the flag from the park to downtown Eugene.
The aircrews' families will lead the way, carrying the flag to the final symbolic arrival of all four flights.
The new trailer is liveried with James International's eye-catching logo - a penguin on ice skates followed closely by flames, carrying the flag across Europe.
The Gillette Young Guns will be among the favorites yet again to capture the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series championship and all will be carrying the flag for Gillette's official status sponsorship of NASCAR in the shaving products, alkaline battery and oral care categories.
Derek Wilkes, 60, who fought in the Falklands, was found collapsed at his Birmingham home after carrying the flag at a parade.