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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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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.
"They ran a Union Flag down the pole and tried to set it ablaze but it didn't catch fire.
A fleet of 16 black cabs have been decked out with adverts carrying the message Stay Safe, warning people that they will not be insured if they flag down private hire taxis in the street.
She tried to flag down passing motorists and eventually raised the alarm at a nearby house.
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.'
He was trying to flag down a taxi on the corner of Jordan Well and Earl Street when he was knocked over and kicked several times as he lay on the ground before he lost consciousness.
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.
On England's World Cup campaign, I have spoken to our top flag person Stuart about whether for the duration of the World Cup we should take our Save Our Steel flag down for the World Cup and fly our England St George's flag.
The motorist, 45, had to flag down a car to get to a police station and was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
A THIEF making his getaway tried to flag down a minicab - but it was an unmarked police car.
City licensing chiefs are urging people to pre-book private hire cars wherever possible and to never flag down a car in the street, unless it is a black cab.