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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.

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(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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Jammu and Kashmir Home Minister Sajad Ahmad Kichloo flagged off the rally in Srinagar with more than 90 participants.
Delhi Transport Corporation ( DTC) managing director Naresh Kumar and other senior officials were present outside the Delhi secretariat from where the buses were flagged off.
The BJP president flagged off eight trucks, each carrying relief materials for Uttarakhand, including food, water, clothes, and Rs 58 lakh, collected by the Uttar Pradesh unit of the BJP.
Sonia flagged off new trains through video- conferencing from Kanpur junction.
Recalling the great Gandhian Baba Amte, who had launched the Second BJM from Itanagar in 1989 that was flagged off by then governor RD Pradhan, Dr Rao, lovingly called Bhaiji, said Gandhiji, who had lived for only four months after India attained independence had desired that sensibility was the need for the nation to remain united and great.
Union railway minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Sunday that a new train linking the national Capital with Sealdah will be flagged off before September 15, almost the time when the puja rush will start.
6 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee flagged off the seventh West Bengal Civilian Expedition to Mt.
Imphal, Mar 3 ( ANI ): The Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Car Rally was recently flagged off from Kolkata In India to Kunming in China
Dubai: More than 300 top-class cyclists representing 18 teams from across the world will be in action at the fourth Sharjah International Cycling Tour that will be flagged off at 2.
Prabhu flagged off a passenger train from New Delhi through video-conference.
RAILWAY Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday flagged off the country's first CNG train between Rewari and Rohtak districts of Haryana.
Melbourne: "Modi Express", a special train carrying over 220 passengers who will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first public lecture in Sydney, was flagged off Sunday by an Australian minister here.