Midwifery Including Maternity & Gynaecological - BSC Fourth Year Nursing, Important Questions, INC and RGUHS Syllabus 

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​Midwifery Including Maternity & Gynaecological - BSC Fourth Year Nursing, Important Questions, INC and RGUHS Syllabus


  1. Define the onset of labour. Explain the first stage of labour. Nursing care plan for labour room with pain and uterine contractions
  2. What do you understand by multiple preganancy. Enumerate the types and etiology. Explain the nursing management of multiple pregnancy mother
  3. What do you understand by post partum hemorrhage. List out the etiology and types. Explain the immediate management with emphasis to nursing care of mother
  4. Define conception. Explain the physiological changes during pregnancy.
  5. Define birth asphyxia. Enumerate the causes and clinical features of birth asphyxia . explain the management of baby born with birth asphyxia
  6. Define caesarean section. List the indications of caesarean section. Explain the postoperative care of caesarean section
  7. Explain the structure of placenta at term with neat, labeled diagram. Enumerate the functions of mature placenta. Mention the anatomical variations of placenta
  8. Define gestational diabetes mellitus. What are the effects of diabetes on pregnancy. Explain the antenatal care of the women with GDM
  9. What is high-risk pregnancy. How will you screen the high-risk cases. Explain the management of high-risk cases
  10.  Define Breech presentation and its types. Mention the maneuvers used to deliver the after coming head in Breech presentation. Describe the management of Breech presentation in 2nd stage of labour
  11.  Define post partum hemorrhage. List the causes and risk factors of primary post partum hemorrhage. Explain the medical and nursing management of atonic uterus in PPH
  12.  Define ectopic pregnancy. Enlist the causes, risk factors, and diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy. Explain emergency management of ectopic pregnancy
  13.  Explain the management of eclampsia.
  14.  What are the signs of fetal distress. Describe the management of labour and delivery when fetal distress is identified.
  15. Discuss the management of patient with heart diseases during labour and puerperium
  16.  Define labour. Describe the physiology of the second stage of labour
  17.  List the objectives of antenatal care. Describe the nursing care of a woman at 10 weeks of gestation, admitted with the diagnosis of threatened abortion
  18.  Define prematurity. List the causes of prematurity. Describe specific nursing care to be provided for a premature baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  19.  Explain the signs and symptoms of pregnancy in the first trimester. Describe the antenatal advice you will give to a woman in the third trimester. List five minor disorders of pregnancy and the management
  20.  Describe the onset of labour. Explain the physiology of second stage of labour. Explain the mechanism of labour in left occipito anterior position
  21. Explain the physiological changes during puerperium. Describe physiology of lactation. Explain the nursing management of a woman during the first week of puerperium
  22.  Define PIH (Pregnancy Induced Hypertension). Describe the obstetrical and nursing management of PIH
  23.  Define anaemia. Describe the obstetrical and nursing management of iron deficiency anaemia
  24.  Discuss the management of a patient with heart disease during labour and puerperium
  25.  List down the criteria for diagnosis of preterm labour. Discuss the measures should be taken to arrest preterm labour and continue the pregnancy to term
  26. Define normal labour. List down the signs and symptoms of onset of labour. Explain the management of 2nd stage labour
  27. Define multiple pregnancy. Mention the diagnostic measures of multiple pregnancies. Discuss the maternal and fetal complications during pregnancy
  28. Define abortion. List the types of abortion. Discuss the nursing of management septic abortion
  29.  Define induction of labour. Mention the indications of induction of labour. Discuss the methods of induction
  30. What are the signs of fetal distress. Describe the management of labor and delivery when fetal distress is identified
  31. What is an ectopic pregnancy. List the of tubal pregnancy. Describe the clinical features of an acute tubal pregnancy and its management
  32. What are the causes of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy. Describe the  of effects of anemia on mother and fetus. Describe the management in pregnancy


  1. Carcinoma of cervix
  2.  Menstruation
  3. Breast feeding
  4. Reproductive and child health welfare programme
  5. Fetal development
  6. Breech presentation
  7. Vacuum extraction
  8. Permanent method of family planning
  9. Universal immunization programme
  10. Hyper emesis gravid arum
  11. Describe foetal circulation
  12. Explain the types of obstetric forceps
  13. Enumerate the indications and types of episiotomy
  14. Explain about IUGR
  15. Antenatal management of mother with epilepsy
  16. Explain medical management of iron deficiency anaemia
  17. Explain the pharmacological action and the uses of oxytocin
  18. Describe the magnitude of maternal mortality
  19. Describe the role of a nurse in family welfare programme
  20. how will you prepare the couple for parenthood
  21. explain about internal female reproductive system
  22. Describe cardio tocography
  23. What are the physiological changes during second stage of labour
  24. What are the difficulties of breastfeeding
  25. Explain on postnatal assessment
  26. What is primary post partum hemorrhage. Explain its causes
  27. How will you assist the obstetrician in management of complicated breech delivery
  28. Write brief note on meconium aspiration syndrome
  29. Explain the role of nurse in family welfare programme
  30. Describe the procedure for surgical method of induction of labour
  31. Illustrate the nursing management of low birth weight baby in NICU
  32. Explain the medical and the nursing management of urinary tract infection in postpartum
  33. Explain the procedure of external cephalic version
  34. Interpret the ill effects of TORCH infections and its management in pregnancy
  35.  Explain the nursing responsibility in maintaining the partograph
  36. Describe the role of nurse in management of teenage pregnancy
  37. Explain in detail about development of placenta from conception
  38. Version
  39. Exchange transfusion
  40. Polyhydramnious
  41. Puerperal sepsis
  42. Elective ceasarean section
  43. Retroverted gravid uterus
  44. Legal and ethical aspects in obstetrical and midwifery nursing
  45. Tocolytic drugs
  46. Ovulation
  47. Foetal circulation
  48. Maternal mortality
  49. Per vaginal examination
  50. Partogram
  51. Nursing management of hyperemesis gravidarum
  52. Right occipito posterior position
  53. Nursing care of newborn undergoing phototherapy
  54. Tocolytic agents
  55. Population dynamics
  56. Development of placenta
  57. Menopause
  58. Vesicovaginal fistula
  59. Customs and beliefs in relation to confinement and puerperium
  60. New born assessment
  61. Diagnosis of multiple pregnancy
  62. Acute inversion of the uterus
  63. Placenta praevia
  64. Asphyxia neonatorum
  65. Still births
  66. Laparoscopy
  67. Episiotomy
  68. Ultra sonography in obstetrics
  69. Induction of labour
  70. Puerperal sepis
  71. Oxytocin
  72. Amniotic fluid embolism
  73. Deep vein thrombosis
  74. Burns marshall manoeuvre
  75. Bishop score
  76. Prolonged pregnancy
  77. Prolapsed of the uterus
  78. Barrier methods of contraception
  79. Postpartum venous thrombosis
  80. Prevention of birth injuries
  81. Forth degree perineal tear
  82. Obstructed labour
  83. Diagnosis of pregnancy
  84. Mother to child transmission of HIV
  85. Tubal pregnancy
  86. Molor pregnancy
  87. Abnormalities of Bony pelvis
  88. Obstetrics anesthesia and analgesia
  89. Copper –T 380 A
  90. Displacement of uterus
  91. Breast infection
  92. Destructive operations
  93. Caesarean section
  94. Disorders of menstrual cycle
  95. Prolonged labor
  96. Persistent occipito posterior position and possible outcomes
  97. Prostaglandins in obstetrics
  98. Neonatal jaundice
  99. Elective caesarian section
  100. Artificial rupture of membranes
  101. Characteristics of an intrauterine growth retarded baby
  102. Birth trauma in newborn
  103. Oral pill for contraception



  1. Vellementous placenta
  2. Chadwick’s sign
  3. Implantation
  4. Decidua
  5. Colostrums
  6. Paps smear
  7. Apgar score
  8. Funis
  9. Oestrogen
  10.  Copper – T
  11.  Define eutocia
  12. What is show
  13.  What is laparoscopic sterilization
  14.  Define subinvolution
  15.  What is fetal kick count
  16.  List the causes of PROM
  17.  Define oligohydraminos
  18. What is colostrums
  19.  Define placenta accrete
  20.  What is CPD
  21.  What is decidua
  22.  List the changes of the fetal circulation at birth
  23.  Define incomplete abortion
  24. List the risk factors of ectopic pregnancy
  25.  What are the types of placenta praevia
  26.  Enumerate the destructive operations
  27.  What are the indications of emergency contraception
  28.  List the antihypertensive drugs used during pregnancy
  29.  What are the types of inversion of uterus
  30.  What is omphalitis
  31.  Define threatened abortion
  32.  Define surrogate mother
  33.  Write any two differences between gynaecoid and android pelvis
  34.  Draw the diagram of ovum and label its parts
  35.  Define controlled cord traction
  36.  Define cardiotocography
  37.  List the articles in delivery kit
  38.  Define APGAR score
  39.  Define high-risk approach
  40.  Define precipitate labour
  41.  Hazards of grand multipara
  42.  Exclusive breast feeding
  43.  Target population
  44.  Missed abortion
  45.  Causes of pre-maturity
  46.  Decapitation
  47.  Unwed mother
  48.  Magnesium sulphate
  49.  Surrogate mother
  50.  Prolonged labour
  51.  List four causes of low birth weight babies
  52.  Signs of breast engorgement
  53.  Manual removal of placenta
  54.  List the abnormalities of placenta
  55.  Describe quickening
  56.  Signs of polyhydramnios
  57.  Sub involution of uterus
  58.  Indications of episiotomy
  59.  List four reflexes of the newborn
  60.  Characteristics of amniotic fluid
  61.  Maternal mortality
  62.  Responsibilities of a midwife
  63. Indications for oxytocin administration
  64.  Breast abscess
  65.  Jaundice in newborn
  66.  Indications for forceps delivery
  67.  Lochia
  68.  Gynaecoid pelvis
  69.  Vaginal examination
  70.  Compound presentation
  71.  Linea nigra
  72.  Unstable lie
  73.  Placenta praevia
  74.  Subinvolution of uterus
  75.  Hymen
  76.  Preterm labour
  77.  Moulding
  78.  Electronic fetal monitoring
  79.  Homan’s sign
  80.  Manual removal of placenta
  81.  Still birth
  82.  Dizygotic twins
  83.  Retained placenta
  84.  Infant mortality rate
  85.  Obstetrical outlet
  86.  Decidua
  87.  Indication for classical caesarean section
  88.  External  fetal monitoring
  89.  Physiological jaundice
  90.  Hydrops fetalis
  91.  Chadwick’s sign
  92.  Cardocentesis
  93.  Thrombo phlebitis
  94.  Menopause
  95.  Prolonged labour
  96.  Rupture of uterus
  97.  Bio physical profile
  98.  Ovarian cysts
  99.  Neonatal convulsions
  100. Kernicterus
  101. External fetal monitoring
  102. Habitual abortion
  103. Invitro fertilization
  104. Surfactant
  105. Secondary postpartum haemorrhage
  106. Cephalopelvic disproportion
  107. Compound presentation
  108. Uterine fibroids
  109. Dysfunctional labor
  110. Rh incompatibility