Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Old Staff Nurse Exam (16-06-2013) Question Paper with answers Part 2

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology 
Written Test for the post of Staff Nurse (Temporary)
 
Date: 16-06-2013
PART-2

S.No
Questions
Answers
21
A nurse should teach  a patient to withhold the prescribed dose of digoxin if patient experiences
a. breathlessness
b. chest pain
c. visual disturbances
d. increased urine output
C
22
When a patient is receiving anti-coagulants the nursing care should include observations for
a. nausea
b. head ache
c. epistaxis
d. chest pain
C
23
A Nurse should infuse blood products to a patient within 4 to 6 hours in order to lessen the risk of
a. bacterial contamination
b. thrombus formation
c. febrile reaction
d. platelet aggregation
A
24
The nurse in the coronary care unit should observe for one of the most common acute complications of myocardial infarction which is
a. hypokalemia
b. anaphylactic shock
c. cardiac disrhytmias
d. cardiac enlargement
C
25
The purpose of water seal chamber of a chest drainage system is to
a. foster removal of chest secretion
b. prevent the entrance of air in to pleural cavity
c. facilitate emptying of bloody drainage from the chest
d. decrease the danger of sudden change of pressure within the tube
B
26
Which of the following drug is to be given when warfarin overdose is observed?
a. Heparin
b. vitamin k
c. protamine sulphate
d. iron dextran
B
27
Mr.X developed quadriplegia following a diving accident. The most likely cause is
a. C4 injury
b. T3 injury
c. L3 injury
d. T6 injury
a
28
Which of the following clinical manifestations would support a nursing diagnosis?
a. cool, moist skin
b. bouncing peripheral pulses
c. increased urine output
d. diminished breath sounds
A
29
When performing cardiac compression on an adult client the nurse is aware that it is essential to exert vertical downwards pressure, which depresses, the lower sternum at least
a. ½ to ¾ inch
b. ¾ to 1 inch
c. 1 to ½ inch
d. 1 ½ to 2 inches
D
30
What should be the air pressure in operating rooms in relation to the outside air pressure?
a. lesser
b. greater
c. equal
d. no relation
B
31
All of these are common indications for indwelling urinary catheter in health care settings except
a. urethral or pelvic floor trauma
b. palliative care during end of life
c. management of urinary retention and obstruction
d. prevention of wound deterioration due to urinary incontinence
B
32
Ventilator associated pneumonia, prevention bundle includes all except
a. semi recumbent position
b. prophylactic antibiotic therapy
c. daily sedation vacation
d. frequent drainage of subglottic secretion
B
33
Ventilator associated pneumonia prevention is defined as pneumonia that develops
a. after five days of intubation and ventilation
b. after 48 hours of intubation and ventilation
c. any time after intubation
d. none of these
B
34
World hand hygiene day is observed on
a. 5th may
b. 7th april
c. 1st December
d. 30th October
A
35
Most important step in clinical waste management is
a. segregation
b. transportation
c. storage
d. labelling
A
36
To achieve high level disinfection in 2% glutaraldehyde, soak an instrument for
a. 30 minutes
b. 20 minutes
c. 15 minutes
d. one hour
b
37
Select the weaning mode with ventilator from the following
a. IPPV
b. CMV
c. SIMV
d. PEEP
C
38
The single most effective means for preventing health care associated infection is
a. periodic fumigation
b. prophylactic antibiotic therapy
c. use of personal protective equipment
d. hand hygiene
D
39
The recommended initial monophasic energy dose for cardioversion of  ventricular fibrillation is
a. 360
b. 200
c. 150
d. 100
A
40
Lumbar puncture is done at the level of
a. L3-L4
b. L1-L2
c. L4- L5
d. T12-L1
A

 


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