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Q.P. CODE: 302010                                                                                                                                    Reg. No: ……...

Third Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Examinations

October 2014
Child Health Nursing

Time: 3 Hrs                                                                                                                                             Max. Marks: 75
Answer all questions

Draw diagram wherever necessary

Essays (2×15=30)
1. Define bronchial asthma. Explain the pathophysiology. Enumerate the clinical manifestations.
Describe the nursing management of a child with bronchial asthma. (2+4+3+6=15)
2. Define infancy. Enumerate the growth and development during infancy. Discuss nurses role in the prevention of accidents during infancy (2+6+7=15)

Short Notes (5x5=25)
3. Etiology and pathophysiology of rheumatic fever
4. Wilm’s tumor
5. Low birth weight baby
6. Rights of children
7. Management of Hirschsprungs disease

Give reasons for the following (5x2=10)
8. Babies of diabetic mothers are prone to hypoglycaemia
9. Pulse rate should be monitored before administering digoxin.
10. Chocking in newborns with trachea-oesophageal fistula
11. Children should not be physically restrained during convulsions.
12. Careful feeding is needed in an infant with cleft lip and palate

Differentiate between (5x2=10)
13. Term and preterm neonate
14. Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
15. Meningocele and myelomeningocele
16. Phenylketonuria and galactosemia
17. Emphysema and empyema



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