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Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
First Year B.Sc. (Nursing) (Basic)
Degree Examination- January 2007

Basic Principles & Practice of Nursing
(Revised Scheme)
QP Code - 1679

Your answer shall be specific to the question asked
Draw neat and labelled diagrams wherever necessary.

Long Essy (Answer any two)                                                            2 x 10 = 20

  1. Mr.S, 48 years, is admitted to the hospital with diagnosis of gastric ulcer
  1. Define "Nursing Process"
  2. Prepare a detail format for the Assessment of Mr.S

  1. Define 'Medicine'
  2. List down the different routes of medicine administration
  3. Briefly explain the principles followed during administration of medications

  1. Define immobility
  2. Complications of immobility
  3. Apply nursing process in the care of  patient with immobility

Short Essays: (Any Eight)                                                                                        8 x 5 = 40
  1. Health - illness continuum
  2. Team nursing
  3. Home care services
  4. Nursing care of a patient with diarrhoea
  5. Assisting inLumbar puncture
  6. Intake - output chart
  7. Principles of bandaging
  8. First aid to a patient with burns
  9. Tools  andtechniques of physical examination
  10. Sick role behaviour

Short Answers:                                                                                                                10 x 2 = 20
  1. Characteristics of normal pulse
  2. Incontinence
  3. Figure of Eight
  4. Sign vs. Symptom
  5. nursing
  6. Anorexia
  7. suppository
  8. difference between wound and ulcer
  9. Hospice
  10. Purpose of Trendelenburg's position