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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).

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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She was driving her red C4 Citroen towards Rhyl when she was flagged down by a male motorist who was travelling directly behind her.
The man who flagged down one of our police response cars told how the electrical current sent a tingling pain shooting down his arm.
47pm on Sunday, September 18, when police were flagged down by a bus driver close to West Road Police Station after a passenger had become aggressive.
Strathclyde Police said if you're flagged down suspiciously, drive to a well-lit public area or police station before stopping, ask for identification, then call police to check authenticity or request a marked patrol car.
In a separate incident, a man of 35 was stabbed five times in his own car after he was flagged down in the street.
Four British citizens and another Iraqi national travelling in the convoy got out, flagged down a passing Iraqi vehicle and drove away.
She flagged down a car whose driver said it was a taxi and had identification but the driver took her in the wrong direction and did not have any radio or identification plate.
A MAN from a village near Coventry was caught illegally hare coursing by a gamekeeper who flagged down a police car to get him arrested.
More than 200 public utility vehicles (PUVs) were flagged down on the first day of full implementation of the 'Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok' campaign of the Inter-Agency Council on Traffic, an official of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) said on Thursday.
Liam then flagged down a police van, described Keough to officers and told them he was heading towards the railway station.
Despite being temporarily blinded, Ewan flagged down a passing police patrol and directed officers to the main aggressor, who was quickly arrested.
LANCASTER -- Four teenagers were arrested Thursday and stolen items including camcorders, DVDs and handbags were recovered after a citizen flagged down a passing patrol car to report a burglary in progress, officials said.