Third Year B.Sc Nursing Medical Surgical Nursing Question Paper

Third Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Supplementary Examinations, June 2015
Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult Including Geriatrics - II)
Time: 3 Hrs Max. Marks: 75
• Answer all questions
• Draw diagram wherever necessary
Essays (2×15=30)
1. Differentiate between epidural haematoma and subdural haematoma. Explain the clinical
manifestations of increased intra cranial pressure. Describe the measures to prevent
increased intra cranial pressure in a patient after intra cranial surgery (4+3+8=15)
2. Enumerate the causes of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Describe the
pathophysiological changes. Explain the nursing management of patient with ARDS
Short Notes (5x5=25)
3. Types of abuse among elderly
4. Principles of disaster nursing
5. Bone marrow transplantation
6. Complications of external radiation therapy
7. Modes of ventilator
Give reasons for the following (5x2=10)

8. Potassium chloride syrup is diluted before administration
9. Warfarin is administered in patients after cardiac valve replacement
10. Patients with renal failure are advised to take high biological value proteins
11. Frequent evaluation of air entry in both lungs are important in patients on mechanical
12. Immuno suppressants are administered in patients after renal transplantation
Differentiate between (5x2=10)
13. Isografts and xenograft
14. Peripheral and central cyanosis
15. First degree heart block and second degree heart block
16. Epilepsy and seizure
17. Haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
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