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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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5 [micro]g/kg) added to mepivacaine prolongs the duration of anesthesia and analgesia in brachial plexus block.
The cost comparison of infraclacicular brachial plexus block by nerve stimulator and ultrasound guidance.
Brachial plexus block failure-associated factors are multifactorial and multidimensional.
The results of our study are comparable with Ravi Madhusudhana, who found significantly prolonged duration in sensory and motor block and better VAS scores with addition of tramadol as compared to ropivacaine alone in supraclavicular brachial plexus block.
Although brachial plexus block is not without risk, it is usually less invasive and affects fewer organ systems than general anesthesia2.
Regional anesthesia, such as brachial plexus blocks, has been found to provide excellent muscle relaxation during surgery as well as decreasing the incidence of unplanned hospital admission and reducing the requirements for postoperative analgesia.
Efficacy of low dose Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block on post anesthesia recovery parameters after Shoulder Surgery.
The brachial plexus block at the axillary level is an anaesthetic and analgesic technique used with a high degree of success in upper limb surgery, creating little difficulty for the procedure.
Brachial plexus block forms the multipurpose and dependable local anesthesia technique.
Objective: To determine whether the addition of 8mg dexamethasone to axillary brachial plexus block would prolong the duration of sensory and motor block in patients undergoing hand and forearm surgery.