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FIRST YEAR B.Sc. NURSING (BASIC) DEGREE EXAMINATION, 1998


INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY HEALTH

Time: Three Hours Maximum: 80 Marks

Your answers shall be specific to the questions asked.


Draw neat and labelled diagrams wherever necessary.

1. Long Essays :
(a) (i) List the major health problems in Rural India.

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(ii) Explain anyone of the Rural Health Problem.,..­
(iii) What is a community health nurses role in tackling this problem ? \....-­
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(b) (i) Enumerate the functions of Primary Health Centre.


(ii) Explain the role of nurse in Primary Health Centre."­

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(iii) Draw an organisation chart of Primary Health Centrec:Y'
(4 + 3 + 3 =: 10 marks)
II. Short Essays. Answer any eight of the following :­
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(a) List the warning signals of poor mental health. '*
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(b) Enumerate the requirements of good lighting.
(c) Distinguish between Guidance and Counselling.
(d) Write the principles of insect control in rural area.
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(e) Permanent methods of family planning.


(f) Explain your role in implementing the family welfare planning programme.
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(g) Enlist the members of health team.


(h) Write the principles of Primary Health Care.
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G) What are the hazards of air pollution ?
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(8 x 5 =: 40 marks)
III. Short Answers :
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(a) Enlist the hazards of water pollution .


. (b) Define Food fortification.
(c) Causes of poor health.
(d) Write the methods of refuse disposal in rural and urban area.
(e) Enumerate the requirements of hOUSing for small family.
(f) What are the social diseases 7 ..
(g) State the functions of voluntary health organisation in community health work.
(h) Write two cultural factors which affect breast feeding.'W
(i) List the imp~rtance of marriage counselling and guidance.
(D What are the fly control measures taken at home set up ?
(10 x 2 20 marks)
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SK-0214
FIRST YEAR' B.Sc. NU~SING (BASIC) DEGREE EXAMINATION, 1998
PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
Time: Three Hours Maximum: 80 Marks
Section A (Physiology)

/ Long Essay ;
Name the plasma prote~, with their normal values. Describe their functions.
(10 marks)

II. Short E;;says·; Answer any four: . .,' C,' (' /,;.)'~ Y;"/1.:'J.
'-~ Explain in brief ~ardi~V~~~pl~t~ ~g~ mu~!a.: .exerc4>e.

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,j:ff: Describe the functions of Pancreatic juice. •. ' . .
<c) Classify hypOxia. Compare the characteristics of the different types .

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[ .(d~,;.",.oescribe "Excitation-Contraction Coupling" in skeletal muscle.'
.J#!f Outline the actions of growth hormone.

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(4 x 5 = 20 marks)

III. Short 'Answers :


(a):Explain the term "Vasectomy",

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Q;(' Define (i) Synapse i (if) Mu,:,G:le une,

Jpy Name 'the


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receptors i.n, the reLin<l. Indicate Ulcir iunction(s).

~,r Name' any four Gastrointes~ hormones: .


(e) Give the normal values for Ii
RBC COlIDt in men ; 6
Respiratory rate in adults i
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(iii) Ha~matocrit in women ; and ~ ..24 hours urine output.


(5 x 2 = 10 marks)
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Section B (Biochemistry)

1. Long ~say :
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Discuss the sources, requirements, flIDCtiOns and deficiency state of vitamin A.


(10 marks)

II. . Short Essays : Answer any fOll r of the following : , \'.) i\l":'>'kr''fr
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(a) .., How are dietary proteins digested in, the human system .y('" .
(b) How are ketone bodies formed in the live! ? Describe a laDora tory test to detect
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(c) Give the functions of cholestero~ ~t;\~·lY. .


(d) Name the nucleic acids and give their biological fWlctions, _<::,1:~1';' ,kJV'
(e)/ How is creatin-P synthesised ? _ )'j!·".Cl".~
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(4 x 5 = 20 marks)

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Ill. Short Answers : Answer· all questions.


(a) Name the enzymes catalysing the following reactions
(i) Oxaloacetate + Acetyl eoA .) Citric acid.
(ii) Pyruvic acid ,... Oxaloacetate. .. \
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(b) Name four dietary essengal amino ~cids].. . . L' .~ \')).'("
(c) Name two vitamin n~cleotides and two purine nucleotides. 2- Dl\ ~
(d) What nutrient deficiency in diet causes the f()llowing disorders ?
(i) Kwashicyrkor. __ <)'Jo'l-c~;" (I·U l;~9 II ""~i".,,.l, •

(ii) Beriberi.' ," ')" .."'.' I, ,

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(iii) Pellagra. - "..> c_ ; \ ' . .' '~r

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How is ammonia formed in the liver ?Y\ .J'\~I-

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