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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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Designed with anesthesiologists' input, the ON-Q* QuikBloc* system can help clinicians improve the reliability of catheter placement for continuous nerve block procedures, and may save time by reducing the number of steps," said Roger Massengale, general manager, acute pain, Halyard Health.
As per local standard practice, patients reporting pain in the shoulder in the postanesthesia care unit were evaluated by a physician and could receive a supplemental superficial cervical plexus nerve block if appropriate.
A pre-emptive multimodal pathway featuring peripheral nerve block improves perioperative outcomes after major orthopedic surgery.
All patients (18-45 years old) that required inferior alveolar nerve block for wisdom tooth removal were included in the study.
5) Okuda et al reported sudden unconsciousness following lesser occipital nerve block in a patient with a bony defect.
High volume local infiltration analgesia compared to peripheral nerve block for hip and knee arthroplasty--what is the evidence?
Alternatively, and more commonly, a variation of this technique (called the 3-in-1 block) may be combined with the sciatic nerve block for anesthetizing almost the entire limb distal to the mid-thigh (Table 3).
Efficacy of continuous extrapleural intercostal nerve block on post-thoracotomy pain and pulmonary mechanics.
Neuros Medical is currently conducting a pilot clinical study to evaluate the Company's patented high frequency Electrical Nerve Block technology for use in acute treatment of pain in the residual limb of amputees.
CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting (ASRA) (Booth #101) - I-Flow, LLC, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company and manufacturer of the ON-Q Pain Relief System(ON-Q), today announced the addition of premium echogenic stimulating Tuohy needles to its ON-Q T-bloc trays, providing additional guidance capabilities for peripheral nerve block placement.
Additionally, we present data regarding our three patients' demographics, diagnoses and quality of analgesia obtained with the nerve block placement expressed as pain scores and as use of systemic opioid (morphine equivalent, mg/kg/day) in Table 1.
Ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric nerve block has rarely been used as an anesthetic technique for hernia repair in adult patients, although it is a popular choice in infants and children in many operation centers.