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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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Unlike Marino et al, Ilfeld et al found that continuous FNBs provide equally effective analgesia as lumbar plexus blocks.
The posterior approach to the sciatic nerve combined with a lumbar plexus block provides complete anesthesia of the lower extremity (a femoral nerve block often misses the obturator nerve).
We performed this posterior lumbar plexus block using a handheld ultrasound device (MicroMaxx Ultrasound System, Sonosite Inc.
Lumbar plexus block reduces pain and blood loss associated with total hip arthroplasty.
They found that there was no cephalad spread of local anaesthetic which could have resulted in a lumbar plexus block.