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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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The technician noted down the name of the patient and the drug given which was not revealed to the anaesthesiologist administering the caudal block and monitoring the patient.
Apart from conventional methods, caudal block technique, which has recently gained importance in postoperative analgesia, is preferred as it is easily implemented and has a high chance of success.
KEY WORDS: Biopsy, Caudal block, Periprostatic nerve block, Prostate, Ultrasound, Transrectal.
Group I (n = 25) patients were given DPNB and group II (n = 25) patients were given caudal block.
The present study was undertaken to compare the postoperative analgesic efficacy and duration of analgesia of ropivacaine alone and ropivacaine with dexmedetomidine combination in caudal block in paediatric patients.
The double blind study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of ketamine co-administered with bupivacaine in caudal block for providing postoperative analgesia in paediatric patients.
The time between the caudal block and administration of the first rescue analgesic drug was noted.
The caudal block was judged as inadequate if the child's heart rate and/or blood pressure increased by more than 10% of pre-incision values at the beginning of the skin incision.
An analysis of the complications of extradural and caudal block.
2) Sacral hiatus is clinically important as caudal block, also known as caudal epidural anaesthesia, is a commonly undertaken procedure carried out either for the management of chronic back pain or while doing major abdominal surgeries.
Since then studies have described the indications for paediatric caudal block, the level of analgesia, recommended doses and pharmacokinetics of local anaesthetics used in caudal anaesthesia and the general or specific advantages and disadvantages of the technique.