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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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14 (ANI): After flagging off the 5,000 meter marathon in Raipur, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday took a stroll down the street, interacted with the people and also had coconut water from a hawker by the road side.
For, when the western stretch of Namma Metro's purple line, the flagging off of which took place on Monday , will open to public, travelling to Majestic will become easier.
Talking to media persons after flagging off the mobile units Sahara Group chairman Subrata Roy Sahara said " Like our Sahara Q shops, the QMS will cater to the daily needs of the people.
We not only have to fight the menace of dengue but also to eradicate it completely," said Shrivastava before flagging off the rally at Mandir Marg to create awareness about the menace of dengue and chikunguniya among the citizens.
Children, youngsters and even older people come for autographs or clicking photos," he said after flagging off an event titled ' Run with Flying Sikh -- Milkha Singh.