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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

block

verb arrest, avert, ban, bar, barricade, blockade, bridle, check, choke, clog, close, cohibit, constrict, cramp, curb, dam, debar, delay, encumber, estop, exclude, fend off, forbid, foreclose, frustrate, halt, hamper, hinder, hobble, intercept, interdict, interfere with, jam, leave out, limit, obstruct, occlude, oppose, parry, plug up, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, repulse, restrain, restrict, retard, shut off, shut up, snag, stall, stand in the way, stay, stem, stop, stop up, thwart, trammel, wall up
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42 had a Femoral nerve block with Bupivicaine and eight had a Bupivicaine Femoral and Sciatic nerve block.
The terms searched included femoral nerve block, falls, and orthopedic surgery.
Analgesia and functional outcome after total knee arthroplasty: periarticular infiltration vs continuous femoral nerve block.
This resulted in the femoral nerve block being selected for surgical anesthesia and post-operative pain control rather than the conventional approach of general anesthesia with post-operative narcotic/opioid pain control.
7,8) We did an IHII nerve block from inside the abdominal wall instead of percutaneously.
64-66) The decision on whether to perform an intra-articular injection or medial branch facet nerve block depends on several factors:
Impact of obturator nerve block on the short-term recurrence of superficial bladder tumors on the lateral wall.
The Altius System High Frequency Nerve Block is an investigational device and limited by U.
Gow-Gates mandibular nerve block provides sensory anesthesia to virtually the entire distribution of V3.
Most of the patients having SO/ST nerve block without vibrator had a mean score of 4 followed by 5 (40%), whereas the majority of the patients (50%) having injections with the vibrator had a mean score of 2.
Conclusion: Blind obturator nerve block (ONB) by using Labat technique for obturator nerve block has proven to be simple, reliable and easily replicable in any set up and it does not require any time consuming steps or sophisticated equipment.