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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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Augmentation of vecuronium-induced neuromuscular block during sevoflurane anaesthesia: Comparison with balanced anaesthesia using propofol or midazolam.
It is important, therefore, to establish the degree of reversal of neuromuscular block, which is compatible with safe return to the ward, and it seems probable that this can be achieved using the train of four stimuli .
When ZEMURON (rocuronium bromide) is administered to these patients, shorter durations of neuromuscular block may occur, and infusion rates may be higher due to the development of resistance to non-depolarizing muscular relaxants.
Part I: definitions, incidence, and adverse physiologic effects of residual neuromuscular block.
McTernan et al previously described the benefit of having an option for early reversal of neuromuscular block in a case of anticipated difficult intubation (8).
Sugammadex for reversal of neuromuscular block after rapid sequence intubation: a systematic review and economic assessment.
Previous studies have demonstrated the interaction of local anaesthetic with non-depolarising neuromuscular blocking drugs, with both prolonged lability and enhanced neuromuscular block (2,3).
To obtain sufficient neuromuscular block, an intubating dose of rocuronium (0.
2 mg/kg) profound neuromuscular block by sugammadex: a multicenter, dose-finding and safety study.
The device is a neuromuscular transmission monitor capable of estimating the degree of neuromuscular block in anesthetized patients.
We present the case of a patient with known plasmacholinesterase deficiency, in whom rocuronium and its novel reversal agent sugammadex were used effectively to provide motor attenuation and rapid reversal of neuromuscular block.