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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).
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She had travelled round the world in support of me, seen me win world championships and European titles, but she was more excited about me carrying the flag than any of that.
SIR CHRIS HOY beamed with pride at the Celtic Manor Resort yesterday as he savoured being handed the honour of carrying the flag for Great Britain at the opening ceremony of the London Games on Friday.
Keith Willans, Stockport IC says: Well, he is carrying the flag as far as the Centre Court crowd are concerned, but there are plenty elsewhere who have a different view.
They are carrying the flag now for Scotland, as are Hearts.
Kate Howey admitted she was 'chuffed to mintballs' after being handed the honour of carrying the flag for Great Britain at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games tomorrow.
"As a Paralympic, world and European champion he has proved himself to be a world-class athlete and fully deserves the honour of carrying the flag for GB at the opening ceremony."
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.