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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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Of the three categories of regional anesthesia (i.e., neuraxial, peripheral, and field blocks), this article will focus on the latter two.
The present study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of dexmedetomidine compared to midazolam for providing MAC in patients undergoing inguinal herniorrhaphy under inguinal field block. This was assessed by comparing the requirement of rescue analgesic (Primary outcome) between the two groups.
On the day of surgery Midazolam 1mg given IV just before instituting field block.
(5.) Dierking S.W., Dahl J.B, Kenelt H: Effect of Pre Vs Post-Operative Inguinal field block on post-operative pain after herniorraphy, British Journal Anaesthesia--1992: 68: 344-8.
Several surveys suggest that for this procedure most anesthesiologists choose GA (60-70%) and far fewer choose centroneuraxial blocks (10-20%) or field block anesthesia with sedation (5-15%) as the primary anesthetic technique.
Hernia repair can be performed under spinal, epidural, general and inguinal field block. Field block for inguinal hernia repair is the most cost-effective anaesthetic technique for out patients undergoing unilateral inguinal herniorrhaphy with respect to speed of recovery, patient comfort and associated incremental costs.
Looking ahead, EXPAREL continues to be well positioned for long-term market leadership as the only opioid-free, long-acting, local and regional analgesic approved for infiltration, field blocks and interscalene brachial plexus nerve block.
It has also agreed a three-month option for Equinor to farm in 50 per cent to its Buchan oil field blocks.