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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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These pain control regimens include the paracervical block, injection of local anaesthetics into the uterine cavity, paracetamol administration, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), intravenous (IV) morphine, and avoiding the use of a tenaculum for endometrial sampling.
Comparison of efficacy of oral drotaverine plus mefenamic acid with paracervical block and with intravenous sedation for pain relief during hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy.
Paracervical block for pain control in first-trimester surgical abortion: a randomized controlled trial.
Number Receiving Analgesia Dosage(*) Excellent Good Paracervical block 1st dose 104 19 (18) 53 (51) 2nd dose 41 2 (5) 26 (63) 3rd dose 7 0 (0) 6 (86) Nalbuphine hydrochloride 1st dose 175 4 (2) 118 (67) 2nd dose 31 0 (0) 9 (29) Reported Pain Relief no.
Paracervical block efficacy in office hysteroscopic sterilization.
I have done many a paracervical block, and it is very effective.
A decision model was constructed encompassing the options (mucosal block, paracervical block, or no block) that a physician has when performing cryosurgery.
The paracervical block with bupivacaine and epinephrine before laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy is recommended to decrease the number of postoperative narcotic tablets consumed.
In addition, paracervical block with 1% lidocaine may be used if the patient has significant discomfort or if cervical dilation is required.
The paracervical block has been shown to diminish the cramping associated with a double-freeze cryosurgical procedure.
7) A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial reviewing the use of paracervical block versus placebo showed that paracervical block did decrease pain at the internal os, but there was no change in pain scores with device placement.
Without placing a speculum in the vagina, grasping the cervix with a tenaculum, or injecting a paracervical block, I have seen a significant decrease in discomfort among my patients.