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Q.P. CODE: 202010                                                                                                                                               Reg. No: ...
Second Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Examinations

October 2013
Surgical Nursing

Time: 3 Hrs                                                                                                                                                               Max. Marks: 75
Answer all questions
Draw diagram wherever necessary

Essays (25)
1. Mr. Ravi, a 50 years old man is admitted with head injury after a road traffic accident. Define
head injury, Discuss the assessment of this patient. Prepare a nursing care plan for the
patient after craniotomy. (2+5+8=15)
2. Define amputation. List the complications following amputation. Explain the post- operative
management of below knee amputation. (2+4+4=10)

Short Notes (5x5=25)
3. Post mastectomy exercises
4. Stages of wound healing.
5. Care of patient with inter costal drainage.
6. Responsibilities of nurse in operation theatre.
7. Health education of patients with glaucoma.
List down the following (5x3=15)
8. Causes of intestinal obstruction.
9. Stages of general anaesthesia.
10. Types of hernia.
11. Surgical approaches in benign prostatic hypertrophy.
12. Types of chest injuries.

Differentiate between the following (5x2=10)
13. Arthodesis and arthroplasty.
14. Fissure and fistula.
15. Haemothorax and pneumothorax.
16. Myopia and hypermetropia.
17. Lithotomy and lithotripsy.

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