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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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Stephanie Hammill, a 20year-old travel agent, was walking home with her fiance after a night out in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, when they decided to try to flag down a taxi.
The crazy dreams involved Dave suffering a huge crash but managing to escape from the wreckage to flag down another vehicle for help.
Instructors also will teach such basic skills as inspecting equipment to assure that it is in good working order, scouting out a pay phone before a game in case of an emergency and designating certain coaches to call 911 and flag down an ambulance.
Cavazos is accused of taking a car from Song, who ran into the street and was hit while apparently trying to flag down a taxi.
2 million Turf: Flag Down - owned by Allen Paulson and trained by Bill Mott, like Escena and Geri - has finished 1-2-3 in five of six races at 1-1/2 miles.
Turf: Awad, Big Sky Chester, Borgia, Buck's Boy, Chief Bearhart, Dance Design, Desert King, Down the Aisle (first preference: Classic), Flag Down, Majorien, Ops Smile, Rajpoute, Singspiel, Val's Prince.
It's trickier when standing on a street corner in the rain, trying to flag down passing taxis.
Worst ride: Europe's Kieren Fallon, on Borgia in the Turf, let Flag Down squeeze him out of position on the far turn.