Nursing Exams Important Points

Golden Points for All Nursing Exams – Staff Nurse Previous Question Paper

Nursing Exams – Importance of Therapeutic Positions

Increased ICPHead end to 15 – 30 degrees
After head and neck surgery Head end to 15 – 30 degrees
EnemaLeft lateral
High Fowler’s90 degrees
Low Fowler’s15 degrees
Semi-Fowler’s30 degrees
Fowler’s45 degrees
Cardiac Position> 120 degrees
For ET tube patientsSniffens position
After tonsillectomyRoss position (Modified Sim’s position)
ShockTrendlenburg position
Hip replacementSupine with leg abducted using abduction pillows
After mastectomySupine or Fowler’s position with the affected arm elevated on arm board
Dumping syndromeLow Fowler’s position
After liver biopsyLie on right side to prevent bleeding
After Kidney biopsySupine
Post lumbar punctureProne with head flat
Tetralogy of FallotKnee chest position, squatting position

Nursing Exams – Largest and Smallest Organs Vs Longest and Shortest Organs

The largest Organ of the human body is the skin, the largest organ inside the human body is liver

The smallest organ/gland in the human body is the pineal gland

The smallest cell in the human body is the sperm

The largest cell in the human body is an ovum

The longest cell in the human body is the neuron

The largest vein in the human body is the inferior vena cava

The largest artery in the human body is the aorta

The largest muscle in the human body is the gluteus maximus

The strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter

The longest muscle in the human body is the sartorius

The smallest muscle in the human body is the stapedius

The hardest working muscle in the human body is the heart muscle/myocardium

The most flexible muscle is the tongue

The most active muscle is the eye muscle

The soleus muscle or calf muscle is known as the peripheral heart

The largest bone in the human body is the femur

The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes

The smallest nerve in the human body is the Skylars penis

The longest cranial nerve is the vagus nerve

The shortest cranial nerve is the olfactory nerve

The largest and thickest nerve is the sciatic nerve

The thinnest cranial nerve is the trochlear nerve

The largest cranial nerve is the trigeminal nerve

Important Medical Conditions Golden Points for Nursing Exams

Salicylates are the drugs of choice for treating rheumatoid arthritis

A low-fat diet is appropriate for the patient with cholecystitis

Viability refers to the ability of a fetus to live outside the womb

A xenograft is a skin graft made of tissue from another species

Rubella is also known as German Measles

PAM (Pralidoxime) is used in organophosphorus poisoning

Pterygium is connected to the conjunctiva

JVP refers to Jugulo Venous Pressure

Haemophilus ducreyi causes chancroid

Herpangina is caused by Coxsackie A virus

Primary lung disease leading to Right Ventricular failure is Cor Pulmonale

The influenza virus is an RNA virus

The novel coronavirus is an RNA virus

Coxiella burnetti is associated with Q-fever

Rickettsia rickettsica causes Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Hypocalcemia in blood results in Tetani

Pinta(Skin infection) is caused by Treponema Carateum

Rubella in the first trimester causes heart malformation in the fetus

Reiter’s disease in the newborn is caused by streptococci

Gumma is a lesion associated with syphilis

Lymphangitis of the dermis is called Erysipelas

The absence of speech is aphasia

FDE (Fixed drug eruption) is seen with Barbiturates

Burns patients need a high protein diet

Bromides induce acne

Heberden nodes are seen in OsteoArthritis

Blue discoloration of the peri-umbilical area due to hemoperitoneum in acute pancreatitis is called Cullen’s sign

Anti Nuclear Antibody (ANA) is a cardinal feature of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

The most important aspect of handwashing is friction

Drugs used to decrease gastric motility are Anticholinergics

Abnormal dilation of the spermatic vein is known as Varicocele

The most important sign of tetanus is Respiratory tract spasm

The non-surgical treatment of strabismus is orthoptics

Leather-like thickening of the outer skin layer is called Lichenification

The part of the ear which contains receptors for hearing is the cochlea

Astigmatism is a condition caused by an irregular curvature of the lens

Scleroderma means hard skin

Nephroptosis is commonly called dropped kidney

The absence of peristalsis in the esophagus is Achalasia

Osteoporosis may be caused by prolonged immobility

The surgical procedure for otosclerosis is known as Stapedectomy

The withdrawal symptom of alcohol is called delirium tremens

Excess daytime sleep is seen in Narcolepsy

Still’s disease is Atrophic arthritis

The temperature of water for a tepid sponge is 80˚F to 93 ˚F

Retinopathy of prematurity is also known as retrolental fibroplasia

Hearing loss due to aging is known as Presbycusis

The drug which dilates the pupils is known as mydriatics

The serious side effect of Gold salt is Kidney damage

The surgical removal of the entire eye is called enucleation

Hematochezia is fresh blood in the stool

The Basic unit of all societies is family

The ESI Act came in the year of 1948

The official organ of TNAI is the Nursing journal of India

The richest source of Vitamin D is fish liver oil

The febrile seizures are an example of Generalized Tonic-Clonic seizures

Play during infancy is Solitary play

Hypnosis is effective in phobia

Pain in the breast is termed mastodynia

An example of an Iron chelating agent is Deferoxamine

Pellagra is due to the deficiency of Niacin

Neonate stomach capacity is 90 ml

Anti sterility vitamin is Vitamin E

Xenophobia is fear of strangers

Aseptic meningitis is caused by a virus

The most important characteristic of a toddler is a temper tantrum

Homosexuality in females is termed lesbianism

Breast cancer is most likely to occur in the left breast

The most common form of childhood cancer is Leukemia

The important diagnostic test in malaria is the peripheral smear of blood

The daily requirement of iodine is 0.2 mg

Landau reflex appears at 6 – 8 months

Aversion therapy is used for the treatment of alcoholism

The Hypovolemic phase of burns lasts for 48 – 72 hours

ICN adopted the code of ethics in 1973

An extreme form of habituation is known as addiction

The Water content of urine is 96%

Deafness is seen with an overdose of streptomycin

Pomeroy technique is used in Tubectomy

Increased intestinal absorption of iron leads to hemochromatosis

Chorea with altered behavior is seen in Huntington chorea

Tic Douloureaux is another name for Trigeminal neuralgia

Cranial Nerve of taste is the 9th Cranial nerve

Inherited acquired disturbance of haem metabolism leads to porphyria

Inability to shrug the shoulder indicate XI nerve palsy

The Urea breath test is for to detect Helicobacter Pylori

Normal central venous pressure is 2 to 8 mmHg or 5 to 10 cmH2O

Nursing Exams – Medical Triad Quick Review

Marshall’s Triad of Blast Injury

  • Bruise
  • Abrasion
  • Laceration

Trauma Triad of Death

  • Hypothermia
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Coagulopathy

McDonald Triad of Psychopath

  • Eneuresis
  • Fire setting
  • Animal Cruelty

Dark triad of personality traits

  • Narcissism
  • Psychopathy
  • Machiavellianism

Beck’s triad of cardiac tamponade

  • Hypotension
  • Increased jugular Venous Pressure
  • Distant Heart Sound

Charcot’s triad of Ascending Cholangitis

  • Jaundice
  • Fever and chills
  • Right Upper Quadrant Pain

Cushing Triad of Increased ICP

  • Elevated Systolic BP
  • Bradycardia
  • Irregular respiration

Hutchinson’s triad of congenital syphilis

  • Interstitial keratitis
  • Nerve deafness
  • Hutchinson’s teeth

McDonald triad of sociopathic personality disorder

  • Enuresis
  • Firesetting
  • Animal torture

Portal triad – Normal anatomy

  • Portal vein
  • Hepatic vein
  • Bile duct

Virchow’s triad of Thrombosis

  • Hypercoagulability
  • Hemodynamic changes (stasis, turbulence)
  • Endothelial injury/dysfunction

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