NSS 403 – MEDICO–SURGICAL NURSING III (2014)

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

MARCH/APRIL 2014 EXAMINATION

 

COURSE CODE: NSS 403

COURSE TITLE: MEDICO–SURGICAL NURSING III

TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS

INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ALL

 

Question 1

(a)        Define coronary artery disease                                                                          (2 marks)

(b)        Describe the pathophysiology of coronary artery disease                                  (6 marks)

(c)        Explain in details the diagnostic procedure for coronary artery disease             (4 marks)

(d)        Describe the nursing and medical management of patient with coronary artery disease

(8 marks)

Question 2

(a)        What do you understand by myocardial infarction?                                         (2 marks)

(b)        Using the following headings below, write out the six (6) groups of drugs used in management of myocardial infarction:

i.           Name of drug in the group      ii           Drug category              iii          Drug action

iv         Dosage             v          Side effect         vi         Nursing consideration               (18 marks)

 

Question 3

Write short note on the following

(a)        Accelerated and Malignant Hypertension

(b)        Essential and Secondary Hypertension

(c)        Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure

(d)        Arterial Blood Pressure

(e)        Pacemaker                                                                                                      (4 marks each)

 

Question 4

(a)        Define shock                                                                                                     (1 mark)

(b)        Enumerate causes of shock                                                                              (2 marks)

(c)        Describe the pathophysiology of shock                                                                         (6 marks)

(d)        List signs and symptoms of shock                                                                     (2 marks)

(e)        Identify three nursing diagnosis for a patient in shock and draw a nursing care plan

(9 marks)

Question 5

(a)        Describe three types of pneumothorax                                                             (6 marks)

(b)        Explain six types of pneumonia                                                                        (6 marks)

(c)        Write short note on adult respiratory distress syndrome                                    (4 marks)

(d)        As a nurse, one of your duties is to prevent infection and to teach client and family how to reduce the potential for infections. Hence enumerate what you as a nurse teaches the client and family members.                                                              (4 marks)

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