NURSING RESEARCH AND STATISTICS QUESTION PAPER OF M.SC NURSING

M.Sc. NURSING I YEAR ANNUAL EXAMINATION 2009-10 

Course Code: MSN103 
Paper ID: 0551103 
Nursing Research and Statistics 
Time: 3 Hours 
Max. Marks: 75 
Note: Question paper is divided into two sections 'A' & 'B' and all questions are compulsory of both sections. Section 'A' (Nursing Research) 
1. Write explanatory note on following: (5x4=20) 
a) Sampling 
b) Hypothesis 
 c) Evidence Based Practice. 
 d) Ethics in research 
 e) Validity and reliability of tools 

2. a) Discuss the purposes of nursing research quote with examples. (5) 
 b) Explain the steps in quantitative research study. (10) 

3. a) Differentiate between quantitative and qualitative research. (5) 
 b) Describe the various types of instruments used in nursing research. (10) 

Section 'B' (Statistics) 


1. Explain the following: (5x3=15) 
 a) Standard Deviation and it's mathematical properties. 
 b) Level of Significance. 
 c) Normal distribution. 
2. From the following data, calculate the coefficient of rank correlation: (10) 
 X 48 33 40 9 16 16 65 24 16 57 
 Y 13 13 24 6 15 4 20 9 6 19 

c) Explain nurses responsibilities for blood transfusion. (2.5) 

d) Describe the management and nursing care of Mr. Rakesh (5.5) 

5. a) Enumerate the warning signs and symptoms of malignancy. (2.5) 
 b) Describe the various methods of Radio Therapy. (3.5) 
 c) Explain the nurses role in prevention and management of side effects of radiotherapy. (6.5)