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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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How many we can get to carry the flag because I might need to push the numbers out a bit," The Sydney Morning Herald quoted him, as saying.
He said: "It's a great honour to carry the flag for Scotland and will be the proudest moment of my life.
I've met her quite a few times before and she obviously knew what it meant to me and what an honour it was for a woman to carry the flag.
Brett Doyle scored the most valuable win of his career when bringing the former Paul Cole-trained Carry The Flag with a perfectly timed late run to land yesterday's pounds 360,000 Singapore Gold Cup.
It was an honor to carry the flag for the wireless industry and 5G Wireless at the event.
PONTYPRIDD swimmer, Dave Roberts, will carry the flag for the British team at the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games in Beijing.
HERO Gregor Tait will carry the flag for Scotland at today's closing ceremony.
The 15-year-olds, from Aldersley High School in Barnhurst Lane, Codsall, and four other youngsters were chosen in a competition to carry the flag of St George before England's three opening group matches.
When you cross the street, you're supposed to carry the flag across with you, I guess so when the semi turns you into a pancake, they can find you by the little red flag.
BRETT DOYLE, based in Hong Kong, will ride the former Paul Cole-trained Carry The Flag in the pounds 360,000 Singapore Gold Cup on Sunday.
Triple Olympic gold medal winner Steve Redgrave will carry the flag for Britain at the Atlanta opening ceremony.
The site is approximately 20 minutes south of the world-famous ski resort Whistler Village which, along with Vancouver, will carry the flag for the 2010 Olympic bid.

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