Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Old Staff Nurse Exam (28-11-2010) Question Paper with answers Part 2

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology
Written Test for the post of Staff Nurse-A
Date: 28-11-2019
PART-2


S.No
Questions
Answer
21
A patient with diabetes insipidus characteristically complains of
a. Fatigue
b. Hunger
c. Thirst
 d. Weight loss
C
22
The fluid preferred for initial resuscitation of a patient with  hemorrhagic
a. Ringer’s lactate
b. Whole blood
c. 5% dextrose
d. Fresh frozen plasma
A
23
Nyctalopia and bitot spot are due to deficiency of
a. Vitamin A
b. Vitamin C
c. Vitamin D
d. Vitamin E
A
24
One pint of 10% dextrose yields how much of calories?
a. 100
b. 200
c. 300
d. 400
B
25
The thick collection of nerve fibers that connects the two hemispheres of the brain is called
a. Corpus callosum
b. Hypothalamus
c. Pons
d. Brain stem
A
26
Guedal airway is
a. Oropharyngeal airway
b. Nasopharyngeal airway
c. Laryngeal airway
d. Tracheal airway
A
27
All of the following are complications of immobility except
a. Pneumonia
b. Deep venous thrombosis
c. Pressure sores
d. Hepatic failure
D
28
Which of the following represents lead III of electrocardiography?
a. Right leg to Right arm
b. Left Leg to Left arm
c. Right leg to left arm
d. Left leg to Right arm
B
29
In Trendelenburg position
a. The foot end of the elevated
b. The head end of the bed is elevated
c. Patient is put in decubitus position
d. Patient is put in prone position
A
30
Gastric lavage should not be done in
a. Antipsychotic drug poisoning
b. Corrosive poisoning
c. Organophosphorus poisoning
d. Organochlorine poisoning
b
31
Which of the following clinical nursing practices is recommended as most important to health care and nursing professionals today?
a. Primary care nursing
b. Community based nursing
c. Authoritative Nursing
d. Evidence based practice
D
32
The oral clinical thermometer records a temperature of 102o F in a patient scheduled for surgery, but the patient is afebrile to touch. The first thing to be done by the recording nurse is to
a. Inform the in-charge nurse
b. Inform the doctor
c. Validate the finding
d. Document the finding
C
33
Which route one uses to identify hypothermia in a newborn?
a. Oral
b. Aural
c. Rectal
d. Surface probe
C
34
A known admitted cardiac patient develops dyspnea. What should the attending nurse should do first before other activities?
a. Remove pillow from under the head
b. Keep the patient in left side up position
c. Elevate the foot end of the bed
d. Keep the patient in propped up position
D
35
In the critical care pain observation tool, which facial expression has been given the score of 2?
a. Relaxed, neutral
b. Tense
c. Grimacing
d. Shouting
C
36
Which method of documentation used the categories of “Data, action and response” (DAR) to facilitate nurse’s daily charting?
a. Narrative notes
b. Focus Charting
c. Case management model
d. Minimum data set
B
37
When implementing the plan of care for a patient receiving intravenous therapy, which nursing practices would be most appropriate?
a. Changing the IV catheter entry site daily
b. Changing the tubing every 8 hours
c. Increasing the rate to catch up, if the correct amount has not been infused at the end of the shift
d. Monitoring the flow rate once every hour
D
38
While administering a blood transfusion, the ideal nursing care recommended to identify a blood transfusion reaction is
a. Inspecting 15minutes after the infusion is started
b. Inspecting at the end of transfusion
c. Inspecting once in every 30 minutes
d. Inspecting whenever the patient complains
C
39
When caring for a patient with chronic lung disease on oxygen therapy by nasal cannula, the most important check, that is expected of the nurse is
a. The oxygen must be humidified
b. The Rate will be 2L/min
c. Periodic sampling of arterial blood for ABG
d. The rate will be 6L/min or more
b
40
Which nursing action is inappropriate when performing oro-pharyngeal suctioning on a patient?
a. Using sterile technique
b. Applying suction as the catheter is being introduced
c. Flushing the catheter with saline between catheter insertions
d. Limiting suction to 15 seconds intervals at one time
B

 


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