Golden Points You Need To Remember For Nursing Exams

Helpful for All 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 organophophosphorus 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

Influenza virus is RNA virus

Coxilia burnetti is associated with Q-fever

Rickettsia rickettsica causes Rocky mountain spotted fever

Hypocalcaemia 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 newborn is caused by streptococci

Gumma is a lesion associated with syphilis

Lymphangitis of dermis is called Erysipelas

Absence of speech is aphasia

FDE (Fixed drug eruption) are seen with Barbiturates

Burns patient need high protein diet

Bromides induce acne

Heberden nodes are seen in OsteoArthritis

Blue discoloration of 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 the 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 cochlea

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

Scleroderma means hard skin

Nephroptosis is commonly called dropped kidney

Absence of peristalsis in the esophagus is Achalasia

Osteoporosis may be caused by prolonged immobility

The surgical procedure for otosclerosis is known as Stapedectomy

Withdrawal symptom of alcohol is called delirium tremens

Excess day time 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 effects of Gold salt is Kidney damage

The surgical removal of the entire eye is called enucleation

Hematochazia is fresh blood in the stool

The Basic unit of all societies is family

The ESI Act came in the year of 1975

The official organ of TNAI is Nursing journal of India

The richest source of Vitamin D is fish liver oil

The febrile seizures are example of Generalized Tonic Clonic seizures

Play during infancy is Solitary play

Hypnosis is effective in phobia

Pain in the breast is termed as mastodynia

An example of 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 characteristics of toddler is temper tantrum

Homosexuality in females is termed as 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 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 9th Cranial nerve

Inherited of 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