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[LF 1019]                                                                                                                                                                      Sub. Code: 4718
B.Sc (Nursing) DEGREE EXAMINATION
SECOND YEAR

August 2014
Paper III Pharmacology, Pathology and Genetics

Q.P. Code : 664718
Time : Three hours Maximum : 75 marks
Answer Section A and Section B Separately

SECTION A - (Pharmacology)
I. Elaborate on:         (1X15=15)
1. a) Classify non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    b) Explain the mechanism of action, pharmacological actions, adverse  effects and therapeutic uses of paracetamol.

II. Write Notes on :         (3X 5 =15)
1. Drugs used in Angina pectoris
2. Explain the mechanism of action of Penicillins
3. Anti platelet drugs

III. Short Answer Questions:         (4X 2 =8)
1. Name four diuretic drugs
2. Teratogenicity with example
3. Name four anti-diarrhoeal drugs
4. Name four anti-tuberculous drugs
SECTION B - (Pathology and Genetics)
Pathology
I. Elaborate on:         (1X15=15)
1. a. Define Tuberculosis.
b. Mention the differences between primary and secondary tuberculosis.
c. Write briefly about microscopic features of tuberculosis.

II. Write Notes on :         (2X 5 =10)
1. Phagocytosis
2. Typhoid fever

Genetics
I. Write Notes on :         (2X 5 =10)
3. Gene therapy
4. Spontaneous abortion

II. Short Answer Questions:         (1X 2 =2)
1. Mention two merits of Chorionic Villus Biopsy.



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