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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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Continuous lumbar plexus block for postoperative pain control after total hip arthroplasty.
Potential causes have included anaesthetic techniques such as intradural anaesthesia, (2) epidural technique, lumbar plexus blocks, (3) or ilioinguinal nerve blocks.
Flisinski, "Lumbar plexus block using high-pressure injection leads to contralateral and epidural spread," Anesthesiology, vol.
However, lumbar plexus block may be the best option for analgesia in major lower limb surgery in such patients.
We would like to report our experience with a modified posterior approach to lumbar plexus block. This technique uses a transverse ultrasound image and involves needle insertion from the lateral border of the transducer.
Lu, "Solution to the challenging part of the Shamrock method during lumbar plexus block," British Journal of Anaesthesia, vol.
Lumbar plexus block reduces pain and blood loss associated with total hip arthroplasty.