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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.

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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The second, on Ashburton Road, Wood End, was flagged down half an hour later at about 3am.
The South Western Ambulance Service paramedics spilled on to the streets after the party in Torquay, Devon, at midnight, and flagged down the passing emergency vehicle.
Police identified the suspects as Gilbert Lara, 26, and Rain Mesina, 23, whose motorcycle was flagged down at a checkpoint on Sunday.
During the "Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok" operation, passenger jeepneys were flagged down and subjected to roadside inspection.
She walked away from the area and flagged down a car.
Two motorists had contacted the police and told them they had been flagged down by the men in a blue Mercedes car close to Bedale Golf Club.
Ali Munair, prosecuting, told the court: "Officers on mobile patrol were travelling down Holt Road when they were flagged down by Lee Siner, who wanted to report an incident that happened nearby.
A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of assault after a woman was flagged down in her car and grabbed.
Ambulance crews were called to a dirt track off Blackhalve Lane in Wolverhampton at around 3.15pm on Sunday after children flagged down a passer-by after spotting the injured motorcyclist.
A TAXI driver was attacked - after being flagged down in Paddock.
The driver flagged down police near West Road Police Station in Newcastle after a dispute broke out on his bus, at just before 10.50pm, on Sunday.
Stone-cold sober motorists were flagged down and made to touch their nose with their eyes shut, balance on one leg and walk along a straight line.