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Second Year M.Sc. (Nursing) Degree Examination - May 2012

[Time: 3 Hours] [Max. Marks: 80]

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING II Neurology & Neuro Surgical Nursing (Revised Scheme 2)

Q.P. CODE : 9617

Your answers should be specific to the questions asked. Draw neat labeled diagrams wherever necessary. Answer all questions LONG ESSAY 1. 4 X 15 = 60 Marks

40 year old man got admitted to neuro ward with a diagnosis of brain tumor a) Discuss the complications of brain tumors b) Write the pre and post operative care of a patient with excision of brain tumor Mr. Tom 40 years old clerk is admitted in neuro ICU with head injury. He manifested with signs of compression due to diffused brain swelling a) Write the pathophysiological changes likely to occur when there is increased Intra Cranial Pressure (ICP) b) Write the nursing management of Mr. Tom, with increased Intra Cranial Pressure by using Nursing Process Mrs. Selvi 35 years old lady got admitted in neuro ward with Seizure Disorder. a) Write in detail about the International classification of Seizures b) Write the nursing management of Mrs. Selvi, using Nursing Process. Mr. Raju 45 years old man got admitted with the diagnosis of Guillain Barre Syndrome a) Write the clinical manifestations and the investigations done for Mr. Raju b) B) Explain in detail the nursing management of Mr. Raju using Nursing Process




SHORT ESSAY (Answer any two) 5. 6. 7. 8. Nurses role in Neurological Assessment Low back pain Lumbar puncture Neuro emergencies

2 X 10 = 20 Marks