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

Time : Three Hours                                                                                                                                                                                                 Maximum Marks : 80
Midwifery Including Maternity and Gynaecological Nursing

Your answers should be specific to the question asked.
Draw neat labelled diagrams wherever necessary
Long Essay (Answer any two)                                                                2 x 10 = 20
1. Mrs.Sujatha a primigravida is admitted at 30 weeks gestation with regular uterine contractions, pelvic pressure and cervix dilated to 2 cm. A diagnosis of pre-term labor is made
. a. Explain the features of preterm labor
  b.Describe the measures to stop the contractions in order to continue her pregnancy to term.

2. a. What is pregnancy induced hypertension ?
    b. List the signs of impending eclampsia
    c.  Explain the management of a pregnant woman at term with severe pre-eclampsia.

3.  a. List the indications for induction of labor.
    b. Explain the management and care of a woman on oxytocin infusion for induction

Short Essay (Answer any eight)                                                            8 x 5 = 40 Marks
  1. Risks of pre-labor rupture of membranes
  2. Immediate care of  a newborn
  3. Pre-requisites for forceps delivery
  4. Indications for  caesarean section
  5. Causes of intra-uterine death of fetus
  6. Characteristics of a pre-term baby
  7. Prenatal management of amothe with iron-deficiency anemia
  8. Management of neonate born to shyphilitic mother
  9. Puerperal  sepsia
  10. Obstructed labor

Short Answers                                                                                    10 x 2 = 20 Marks
  1. Asphyxia neonatorum
  2. Infant mortality rate
  3. Subinvolution  of uterus
  4. Post-partum depression
  5. Internal version
  6. In-coordinate uterine activity
  7. Hyperbilirubinemia
  8. Dizygotic twins
  9. Adherent placenta
  10. Cord presentation

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