Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Old Staff Nurse Exam (16-06-2013) Question Paper with answers Part 4

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology 
Written Test for the post of Staff Nurse (Temporary)
Date: 16-06-2013
PART-4

S.No
Questions
Answers
61
Common manifestation of a acute left ventricular failure is
a. dependent edema
b. dyspnea and cough with frothy sputum
c. increased urine output
d. sudden loss of consciousness
B
62
CPR guidelines (2010) recommends that on diagnosis of cardiac arrest, the first action to be initiated is
a. give two breaths and initiate chest compressions and respiration at 30:2 ratio
b. initiate chest compressions and respirations at 30:2
c. start mouth to mouth respiration
d. give 4 breaths and start chest compressions and respiration at 30:2 ratio.
B
63
Ideal position to prevent aspiration during nasogastric tube feeding is
a. side lying position
b. head end 30 degree elevated
c. head down position
d. supine position
B
64
A typical side effect of statin is
a. myopathy
b. glioma
c. tremor
d. nasal congestion
A
65
The route of transmission of MRSA is
a. sharing of instruments
b. blood transfusion
c. re-use of disposable items
d. hand carriage
D
66
When a child is admitted with diarrhea, the nurse has to anticipate dehydration and
a. urinary retention
b. pulmonary congestion
c. hyperactive reflexes
d. electrolyte imbalances
D
67
Patient on anticoagulant drugs report bleeding gum, black tarry stools. It is a manifestation of
a. drug resistance
b. drug sensitivity
c. irregular intake of the prescribed dose
d. drug over dose
D
68
The storage temperature of whole blood is
a. 2-6 degree Celsius
b. 6-10 degree Celsius
c. <2degree Celsius
d. 10-15 degree Celsius
A
69
The salient features of nurses records include the following except
a. written with ink
b. clear and concise
c. Counter signed by doctor
d. should not have overwriting
C
70
Which of the following sites is not suitable for IM injections?
a. upper outer quadrant of the buttocks
b. lateral aspects of thighs
c. Outer aspects of shoulder
d. Medial aspects of thigh
D
71
The enteric precautions to be used while caring a child with gastro enteritis include the following except
a. place the child in a private
b. wearing gloves
c. wearing masks
d. wearing gown
c
72
The recommended technique to test the gag reflex is
a. examine the mouth and throat for excessive saliva
b. touch the back of the throat with a tongue depressor
c. observe the throat muscle for flaccid paralysis
d. give a spoon of water for swallowing
B
73
Patient developed seizure while sitting in the chair. The first action the nurse must do is
a. lift the patient into bed
b. ease the patient on floor
c. restrain body movements
d. insert an airway in to the mouth
B
74
Choose the false statement related to medical imaging technology
a. X-ray are sufficient to detect fine details of objects like bone and lungs
b. CT Scan has increased ability to see the soft tissues
c. Nuclear magnetic resonance has no radiation risk
d. echo cardiogram is a ratio isotope imaging
D
75
A 10 year old child is admitted with acute exacerbation of asthma. Which of the following findings indicates worsening of the condition?
a. warm dry skin
b. drop in spo2
c. pulse 90beats/minute
d. respiration 18 breaths/min
B
76
A mother of six year old with type 1 diabetes informs the nurse the child appears sick and urine is positive for ketone bodies. The most appropriate instruction to the mother is
a. hold the next dose of insulin
b. come to the hospital immediately
c. administer an additional dose of insulin and take rest
d. encourage the child to drink calorie free drinks and bring the child to the hospital.
D
77
The indiscriminate oxygen therapy for a premature newborn can lead to
a. glaucoma
b. cataract
c. opthalmia neonatarum
d. retrolental fibroplasia
D
78
Endotracheal intubation via oral is preferred to nasal intubation because
a. nasal intubation promotes sinusitis and block sinus outflow
b. it is more convenient for intubation
c. easy for endotracheal suctioning
d. it is more comfortable for the patient
A
79
Normal CO2 level in blood is
a. 40-50 mmhg
b. 35-40mmhg
c. 25-50mmhg
d. 30-50mmhg
B
80
Surgical time out is a ………… measure
a. relaxing
b. infection control
c. delaying
d. safety
d

 


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