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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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19.6 [+ or -] 9.3 sessions of physical therapy (whirlpool or contrast bathing, TENS and gentle active-assisted ROM exercises, postural correction, elevation of the affected extremities) and NSAIDs were applied in all patients; other medications including antidepressants, calcitonin (intramuscular), peroral corticosteroids, synthetic ACTH (intramuscular), and bier block were applied in some.
One of these procedures is the Bier block. The advantages of the Bier block lie in the lack of sedating anesthesia, enabling a patient to be quickly treated and discharged with minimal allocation of resources, rather than that required for procedural sedation and certainly general anesthesia.
Forearm Bier block: a new regional anesthetic technique for upper extremity surgery.
In a study that compared the effects of adding either clonidine or dexmedetomidine to lidocaine during a bier block, it was found that adding dexmedetomidine improved the quality of anaesthesia and analgesia more than the addition of clonidine.