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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.
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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.
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block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.
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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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They were preloaded with lactated Ringer 10 mL/kg before the initiation of the subarachnoid block and standard monitors for heart rate, continuous ECG (lead II), continuous pulse oximetry, and noninvasive Systemic Blood Pressure (SBP) were attached.
Subarachnoid block (SAB) versus general anaesthesia (GA) in children undergoing surgeries below umbilicus.
To evaluate the efficacy of intrathecal magnesium sulphate for hysterectomy under subarachnoid block with bupivacaine and fentanyl: A prospective randomized double blind clinical trial.
We were unable to study a full set of 3 patients having subarachnoid block placed per resident due to resident unavailability.
Pre-load all patients with 10 ml/kg Ringer lactate solution prior to subarachnoid block.
(5) Dexmedetomidine, a highly selective [alpha]2 adrenergic receptor agonist is being safely used as an adjuvant for subarachnoid block in urological, orthopedic and lower abdominal surgical procedures.
Anesthetic plan for this patient was subarachnoid block. On arrival to operation room, an 18-G IV cannula was placed on the dorsum of the left hand and 500 mL Ringer lactate infusion was started.
Subarachnoid block was once the commonest local anaesthetic technique and would probably maintain its place in the developing countries because of simplicity, minimal skill requirement, rapidity of onset, economy and minimal postoperative complications.
Based on earlier human study it is hypothesized that intrathecal Dexmedetomidine improve duration and quality of subarachnoid block without neurological side effects.