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Wound healing
Pre-operative preparation



Stages of Shock
Nursing management of the patient with unconsciousness.
Pain management
Edema (2 marks)



Bronchial asthma
Pulmonary tuberculosis.DOTS
Pleural effusion
Intercostal drainage
Pneumothorax (2 marks)
Mantoux test
Chest injuries.Haemothorax
Flail chest



Hiatal hernia
Peptic ulcer disease
Intestinal obstruction
Ulcerative colitis
Colostomy care

2 marks:

Anal fistula
Dumping syndrome



Cirrhosis of liver
Hepatic failure
Esophageal varicies

2 marks

Pancreatitic cyst


  1. Explain the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of burns. Describe the management of patient for the first 24 hours. List the complications of burns
  2. Define hemiplegia. What are the causes, signs and symptoms? Explain in detail the management of client with hemiplegia

  3. Define mastoiditis. List the causes of mastoiditis. Explain the post operative nursing management of patient who has mastoidectomy

  4. Define CCF. Write the clinical manifestations based on pathophysiological changes. Explain the medical and nursing management of a patient by using nursing process

  5. Define ASOM. Explain the pathophysiology of ASOM. Write the nursing management of patient based on two priority problems

  6. Define COPD. List the clinical manifestations of COPD. Write in detail about pathophysiology of COPD

  7. Describe the causes of bronchitis. Explain the medical and nursing management of a client with bronchitis.

  8. Define epilepsy. Discuss the stages of convulsions. Explain the nursing management of a client during a convulsive attack

  9. Define hemiplegia. What are the causes, signs and symptoms? Explain in detail the management of a client with hemiplegia

  10.  What are the causes of rheumatic heart disease? Enumerate the pathophysiological changes. Explain in detail the management of rheumatic heart disease.

  11.  Define Glaucoma. What are the causes explain in detail, medical, surgical and nursing management

  12.  What are the causes and signs and symptoms of glaucoma. Explain the treatment modalities. Explain he nurses role in rehabilitation.

  13.  Explain the etiological factors of respiratory failure. Describe the medial and nursing management of a client with respiratory failure

  14.  Define the term cerebrovascular accident CCVA. List the etiological factors and clinical manifestations of CVA.

  15.  Explain the pathophysiological changes in chronic suppurative otitis media. Describe the medical and nursing management of patient. List the complications of chronic suppurative otitis media

  16.  What is bronchial asthma. Explain pathophysiology and clinical manifestations in bronchial asthma. Describe the medical and nursing management of a patient with bronchial asthma

  17.  Define meningitis. List out the etiological factors of meningitis. Explain the pathophysiological basis of signs and symptoms of meningitis. Write in detail the nursing care plan for a patient with meningitis.

  18.  Discuss the risk factors, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and the interventions during the acute phase of stroke. Write a note on the rehabilitative nursing interventions for a hemiplegic patient

  19.  Discuss the types, manifestations and the surgical procedures of otitis media. Explain the rehabilitation of a hearing impaired person

  20.  List the seven warning signs of cancer. Discuss the clinical manifestations and the chemotherapeutic intervention of acute leukemia. Write a note on bone marrow and stem cell transplantation

  21.  What is cataract. What are the clinical features and diagnostic measures. Explain the surgical and nursing management of cataract

  22.  Define myocardial Infarction. Enumerate etiology and risk factors of myocardial infarcation.

  23.  Enumerate the clinical features of head injury. List the complications of head injury. Explain the nursing management of head injury for first 48 hours

  24.  Define cataract. Discuss the surgical management of cataract. Explain the pre and post operative nursing management of patient

  25.  Define tonsillitis. List the causes and complications of tonsillitis. Explain the nursing management of a patient for the first 24 hours after tonsillectomy

  26.  List the warning signs of cancer. Briefly explain the modalities of treatment for patient with cancer. Explain the role of a nurse in palliative care

  27.  Enlist the types of brain tumors. Differentiate benign and malignant tumors of brain. Explain the pre and post operative management of client undergoing craniostomy surgery for removal of brain tumor

  28.  Discuss pathophysiology of EDH. Discuss the preparation of patient for craniotomy  and evacuation of EDH

  29.   What is tracheostomy. List the indications of tracheostomy. List the complications and nursing management of patient

  30.   Define CVA. Clinical manifestations based on pathophysiological changes. Write the nursing management

  31.  List the causes of RHD. Enumerate the pathophysiological changes. Explain in detail the management of RHD​


  1. Tonsillitis
  2. Epistaxis

  3. Guilliain – Barre syndrome

  4. Infertility

  5. Describe the role of nurse in disaster management

  6. National blindness control program

  7. Psychosocial aspects of cancer

  8. Staffing norms in critical care units

  9. Ethical and legal aspects in critical care units

  10.  Types of deafness

  11.   Mastoiditis

  12.   Causes of blindness

  13.   Surgical approaches of Glaucoma

  14.   Pericarditis

  15.  Bronchiectasis

  16.  Nursing management of unconscious patient

  17.  Multiple sclerosis

  18.  Parkinson’s disease

  19.  Nursing management of a patient with epileptic seizures

  20.  Tracheostomy care

  21.  Rhinitis

  22.  Management of glaucoma

  23.  Cardiac tamponade

  24.  Mechanical ventilation

  25.  Pathophysiology of COPD

  26.  Levels of unconsciousness

  27.  Quadriplegia

  28.  Complications of PTB

  29.  Etiology of coronary artery disease

  30.  Foreign body in the eye

  31.  Otitis media

  32.  Laryngitis

  33.  Deviated nasal septum

  34.  Adenoiditis

  35.  Pharyngitis

  36.  Tonsillitis

  37.  Cystic lung

  38.  Cardiac arrest

  39.  Hypoxia

  40.  Nursing care of client with corneal injury

  41.  Inter costal drainage

  42.  Otosclerosis

  43.  Urethral stricture

  44.  Cystitis

  45.  Metroragia

  46.  Uterine displacement

  47.  Encephalitis

  48.  Mayasthenia gravis

  49.  Cardiac pace maker

  50.  Pharyngitis

  51.  Hearing aids

  52.  Complications of head injury

  53.  Prosthetic heart valves

  54.  Levels of unconsciousness

  55.  Risk factors of coronary artery disease

  56.  Cataract

  57.  Corneal transplantation

  58.  Deviated nasal septum

  59.  Glasgow coma scale

  60.  Intake and output chart

  61.  Corticosteroids

  62.  Cranial nerve examination

  63.  Crisis intervention

  64.  Impacted wax

  65.  Refractive errors

  66.  Psychosocial impact of serious burns

  67.  Cerebral angiography

  68.  Explain clinical features and management of glaucoma.

  69.  Explain the pre operative and post operative management of a patient with tonsillectomy

  70.  Explain the management of Menniers disease

  71.  Nursing management of patient with Pleural effusion

  72.  Causes and diagnostic evaluation in endocarditis

  73.  Clinical features and management of bronchial asthma

  74.   Nursing management of hemiplegia

  75.  Nursing care after Laminectomy

  76.  Nursing care of unconscious patient

  77.  Health education for a patient with epilepsy

  78.  Pathophysiology changes in glaucoma

  79.   Nursing management of a patient with tracheostomy

  80.  Steps of breast self examination

  81.  Chronic otitis media

  82.  Common side effects of chemotherapy and its management

  83.  Common health problems of the elderly and its management

  84.  Infection control in critical care unit

  85.  Causes and types of disaster

  86.  What are causes of meningitis

  87.  Explain the types of hearing loss

  88.  Explain the medical and nursing management of a client with parkinson’s disease

  89.  Define Dysmenorrhea. List the clinical manifestations and explain the management

  90.  Define contraception. Explain the spacing methods and permanent methods of contraception

  91.  Methods of infection control in critical care unit

  92.  List the types of radiotherapy and complications associated with it

  93.  What is a Snellen’s chart? Explain the types of refractive errors of eye

  94.  Explain the non pharmacological measures of pain reduction

  95.  Stem cell therapy

  96.  Clinical features of meningitis

  97.  Reconstructive surgeries

  98.  Post traumatic stress disorder

  99.  Food poisoning

  100.  Lumbar puncture

  101. Aphasias

  102. Injuries and infections of eye

  103. Endocarditis

  104. Cardiac catheterization

  105. Electrocardiogram

  106. Respiratory failure

  107. Drugs used in pulmonary tuberculosis

  108. Deviated Nasal Septum

  109. Drugs used in cardiology

  110. Level of unconsciousness

  111. Otosclerosis

  112. Retinal detachment

  113. Alzheimer’s  disease

  114. Permanent methods of sterilization

  115. Physical setup of critical care units

  116. Respiratory emergencies

  117. Principles of critical care nursing

  118. CPR – advance cardiac life support



  1. Tympanic membrane perforation
  2. Delirium

  3. Cystocele

  4. Autograft

  5. Radiography

  6. Mantoux test

  7. Electroencephalography (EEG)

  8. Metrorrhagia

  9. Pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis

  10.  Implanted hearing devices

  11.  Quinsy

  12.  Eye irrigation

  13.  Intra Ocular Pressure

  14.  Emphysema

  15.  Adenoiditis

  16.  Snellen’s Chart

  17.  Epistaxis

  18.  Paraplegia

  19.  Brain Abscess

  20.  Aphasia

  21.   Arterial blood gas analysis

  22.  Home care of Ac. Pharyngitis

  23.  Defibrillation

  24.  Signs and symptoms of spinal cord compression

  25.  Complications of laryngitis

  26.  Indications of corneal transplant

  27.  Rehabilitation for blindness

  28.  Signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest

  29.  Pathophysiology of Atelectasis

  30.  Cerebrospinal fluid analysis

  31.  Endocarditis

  32.  Epilepsy

  33.  Aphasia

  34.  Emphysema

  35.  Atelectasis

  36.  Cerebral compression

  37.  Sinusitis

  38.  Myocarditis

  39.  Cataract

  40.  Cornea

  41.  Warning signs of carcinoma

  42.  Preoperative preparation of keratoplasty

  43.  Foreign body in ear

  44.  Local anesthetic agents

  45.  Role of surgery in carcinoma

  46.  Echo cardiogram

  47.  History taking

  48.  Scrubbing

  49.  Surgical asepsis pneumothorax

  50.  Intensive care records

  51.  Aphasia

  52.  Quadriplegia

  53.  Mantoux test

  54. Meningitis

  55.  Quinsy

  56.  Infections of eye

  57.  Digoxin

  58.  Tonometry

  59.   Amenorrhoea

  60.  Radiotherapy

  61.  Frost bite

  62.  Post traumatic stress disorder

  63.  Epistaxis

  64.  Audiogram

  65.  Infertility

  66.  TNM staging system

  67.  Neurogenic shock

  68.  Cushing’s ulcer (stress ulcers)

  69.  Types of meningitis

  70.  Components of Glasgow coma scale

  71.  Clinical features of cystic fibrosis

  72.  Define emphysema

  73.  Indications to measure central venous pressure (CVP)

  74.  Indications for Tread Mill Test (TMT)

  75.  How to remove foreign bodies from the eye?

  76.  Causes of Epistaxis

  77.  What is a Nasal polyp

  78.  List the cardinal features of meningitis

  79.  List the principles of critical care

  80.  Define infertility. List the causes

  81.  Hospice care

  82.  Dementia

  83.  Quadriplegia

  84.  Dysmenorrhoea

  85.  Peritonsillar abscess

  86. Define Pap smear. List the indications of PAP smear

  87. What is Stem Cell therapy

  88. What is Mammography and list the indications for Mammography

  89. The types of burns reconstructive surgeries

  90.  List the principles of critical care

  91. Mention any four anti epileptic drugs with the dosage

  92. What is Rectocele and Cystocele

  93. Any two formulas for fluid calculation in burns

  94.   Dementia

  95.  Defibrillation

  96. Increased ICP

  97. Eye banking

  98. Industrial health disorders

  99. Conjunctivitis

  100. Sinusitis

  101. Signs and symptoms of parkinson’s disease

  102. Fine needle aspiration

  103. Lumbar puncture

  104. Pre operative teaching

  105. Signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest

  106. Meniere’s disease

  107. Laryngeal obstruction

  108. Headache

  109. Chorea

  110. Toxic shock syndrome

  111. Immunotherapy

  112. Policies of critical care units

  113. Cognitive aspects of aging

  114. Paraplegia

  115. Emphysema