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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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On Friday, a purported advisory from the MMDA that made rounds in various chat groups claimed that starting March 15, traffic constables would no longer flag down erring motorists as the agency relied more on CCTV cameras.
In the street, he tried to flag down what he thought was a taxi and ended up with what I suppose could be described as a cab-nab and was taken straight to the local police station on his arrest.
Many people are unaware that if they flag down a private hire car they are not insured for the journey and there can also be dangers posed by bogus drivers.
We are appealing for anyone who may have been driving past who saw the woman attempting to flag down a car to get in touch with us.
After an ordeal which lasted more than an hour and a quarter the woman managed to flag down a car containing a couple who took her to University Hospital of North Tees for treatment.
Now my friends and I always ring for a private hire car, or we'll flag down a black cab -and we always try to travel together.
Travel agent Stephanie Hammill, 20, was heading home with fiance James Garland, 22, when they decided to flag down a cab because of the cold.
Steve took cover in the bushes as he tried to flag down a passing car miles from his Coventry home in the heart of the Cambridgeshire countryside.
China Celina Castro, spokesperson for the Army's 73rd Infantry Battalion, said soldiers manning a checkpoint in the village of Tacul in Magsaysay, Davao del Sur, were trying to flag down men on two motorcycles for routine inspection.