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Q.P. CODE: 403010                                                                                                                                Reg. No: ……..
Final Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Examinations

September 2014
Obstetrical & Gynecological Nursing
Time: 3 Hrs                                                                                                                                                Max. Marks: 75
Answer all questions
• Draw diagram wherever necessary

Essays (2x15=30)
1. Define post partum haemorrhage. List the causes of postpartum haemorrhage. Explain the treatment and nursing care of postpartum haemorrhage. (2+ 3+10=15)
2. What are the indications for caesarean sections. Explain the pre and post operative nursing care of mother with caesarean sections . (5+10=15)

Short Notes (5x5=25)
3. Amniotic fluid embolism
4. Induction of labor
5. Molar pregnancy
6. Minor disorders of pregnancy
7. Assisted reproduction techniques

Give reasons for the following (5x2=10)
8. During late pregnancy the client is discouraged lying in supine position.
9. A pregnant woman should empty the bladder prior to abdominal examination.
10. Ergot containing preparations are contraindicated in mother with cardiac diseases
complicating pregnancy.
11. Deep tendon reflexes are observed in women receiving magnesium sulphate therapy
12. Hypothermia can lead to hypoglycaemia in new borns

Differentiate between (5x2=10)
13. Third degree and fourth degree perineal tear
14. Cephalhaematoma and caput succeda neum
15. General fluid pressure and fetal axis pressure
16. Obstructed labor and prolonged labor
17. Hegar’s sign and Osiander’s sign

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