KUHS B.Sc Nursing 1st Year Nursing Foundations Nov 2017 Question Paper

We uploaded all the BSc November 2017 Question Papers of First Year Regulation (KUHS) Kerala University of Health Sciences. These papers are useful to all B.Sc Nursing  colleges which are affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences


117010 Nursing Foundations         Download


Q.P. CODE: 117010                                                              Reg. No: ………………….

First Year B.Sc Nursing Degree Examinations November 2017
Nursing Foundations

(2016 Scheme)

Time: 3 Hrs                                                                                                                                                       Max. Marks: 100

  • Answer all questions
  • Draw diagram wherever necessary

Essay:                                                                                                                                               (15)

  1. Define documentation. List the purposes of recording and reporting. Explain the general guidelines for documentation. Describe the types of documentation system. (1+2+5+7)

Short Essays:                                                                                                                      (2×10=20)

  1. Define acid base balance. What are the factors affecting fluid electrolyte balance. Explain the nursing interventions in fluid electrolyte imbalance (1+4+5)
  2. Define nursing process. Explain the methods of health assessment. Discuss the planning phase of nursing process. (1+4+5)

Short Notes:                                                                                                                           (5×5=25)

  1. Qualities of a nurse
  2. Medico legal issues in hospital admission
  3. Factors affecting body temperature.
  4. General principles of hot application.
  5. Explain the various routes of drug administration

Differentiate between the following:                                                                                                                      (5×4=20)

  1. Medical and surgical asepsis
  2. Systolic and diastolic BP
  3. Gastric gavage and gastric lavage
  4. Tachycardia and bradycardia
  5. Open bed and closed bed.

List down the following:                                                                                                                                               (5×4=20)

  1. Four types of personal protective equipment
  2. Four first aid measures in dog bite.
  3. Four prone areas of pressure sores in our body
  4. Four principles of body mechanics
  5. Four nursing measures in care of dying


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