Palliative care: pain and symptom management in persons with HIV/AIDS. Article

cited authors

  • Newshan, G; Sherman, DW

fiu authors

abstract

  • As patients with HIV/AIDS are living longer with the illness, pain and symptom management are increasingly important health issues. This article will discuss the assessment and management of such common problems as pain, fatigue and weakness, dyspnea and cough, anorexia and weight-loss, nausea and vomiting, sleep disorders, dry mouth, diarrhea, itching, and fever and night sweats.

publication date

  • January 1, 1999

start page

  • 131

end page

  • 145

volume

  • 34

issue

  • 1