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Retention

The number of units allocated to an underwriting syndicate member less the units held back by the syndicate manager for facilitating institutional sales and for allocation to nonmember firms. In the context of construction contracts, an amount retained from construction contract payments (5-15% of the contract price) to ensure the contractor completes the construction before the retention is returned.

Retention

Prior to a new issue, the percentage of securities given to an underwriting syndicate to place with investors after making allowances for any underwriters that are not part of the syndicate as well as placement with institutional investors.

retention

The securities that are distributed to members of an underwriting syndicate after accounting for the portion of the new issue retained for sales to institutions and members of the selling group who are not also part of the syndicate.
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Those patients who had urine retention, headache and hypotension were much higher in group 2 (6: 8: 3) compared to group 1 and 3 (0: 0: 1) and (1: 1: 1) respectively.
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Amphetamine causes irregular heartbeat, confusion, urine retention and painful urination, hyperthermia, hyperreflexia, muscle pain, severe agitation, rapid breathing and tremor, the FDA said, adding that a "large overdose may produce symptoms such as psychosis, anuria, cardiogenic shock, cerebral hemorrhage, circulatory collapse, extreme fever, pulmonary hypertension, renal failure, rapid muscle breakdown, serotonin syndrome, and stereotypy.
The agency said amphetamine causes irregular heartbeat, confusion, urine retention and painful urination, hyperthermia, hyperreflexia, muscle pain, severe agitation, rapid breathing, and tremor.
In the case of urine retention or residual urine volume exceeded 150 ml after 12 hours which measured by ultrasonography, indwelling Foley catheter was inserted for 24 hours.
A study into postoperative urine retention in the recovery ward.