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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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Reduction of intrathecal doses during spinal block has been observed to minimise the incidence of post-spinal adverse effects, primarily hypotension (36,37).
A total (complete) spinal can be diagnosed if the patient loses consciousness not because of hypotension and hypoperfusion of the vital centres, but when the spread of local anaesthetic is so high that the spinal block reaches the cervical spine, vital centres in the brainstem and cranial nerves.
High spinal block was the only anesthesia-related complication reported in large enough numbers to allow for generalizations regarding associated risk factors.
The second spinal block sometimes slips out of place.
Surgeons gave her a spinal block anaesthetic injection before an emergency Caesarean operation
Patients with contraindications to neuraxial block, drug sensitivity, history of drug abuse, psychogenic diseases, inguinal lymphadenopathy, perineal infection or hematoma at the needle insertion site, previous surgery or scars in the region, pre-existing obturator neuropathy, bilateral ONB block due to the site or progress of cancer, and failure of spinal block were excluded from the study.
Although one patient from Group SP demonstrated good imaging through ultrasound felt the static click and demonstrated a clear CSF flow the spinal block was unsuccessful.
I was aware of everything going on because I'd had a spinal block, rather than an anaesthetic, and I became aware that things were going wrong when more and more medical staff entered the room and I heard the registrar saying that they couldn't stop the bleeding.
PATIENT'S CLAIM The anesthesiologist was negligent in how he administered the spinal block.