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Q.P. CODE: 301010                                                                                                                             Reg. No: ...

Third Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Supplementary Examinations

March 2014
Medical Surgical Nursing (Adult Including Geriatrics - II)

Time: 3 Hrs                                                                                                                                                                    Max. Marks: 75

Answer all questions
Draw diagram wherever necessary

Essays (215=30)
1. Explain the preparation of a patient for coronary angioplasty. Describe the nursing management of a patient after angioplasty (7+8=15)
2. Describe the organizational set-up of critical care units and explain the role of the nurse in management of patients in critical care units. (7+8=15)

Short Notes (5x5=25)
3. Common health problems in the elderly
4. Clinical manifestations of adult respiratory distress syndrome
5. Brachytherapy
6. Palliative care
7. Cerebral aneurysm

Give reasons for the following (5x2=10)
8. A thallium scan is scheduled for a client with myocardial infarction
9. Prolonged suctioning to be avoided for a patient with head injury
10. Aorta is clamped during the repair of an aortic aneurysm
11. Urinary output to be monitored for a patient on dopamine infusion
12. Monitoring WBC count is important in patient receiving chemotherapy

Differentiate between (5x2=10)
13. Carcinoma and sarcoma
14. Quadriplegia and paraplegia
15. Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
16. Metabolic acidosis and respiratory acidosis
17. Epidural haematoma and subdural haematoma



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