Exploration of pain in children with HIV/AIDS on antiretroviral treatment at an ARV clinic in Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital Umlazi Kwazulu- Natal

Muhammad Azam, Laura Campbell

Abstract


This study will be conducted in Vusithemba clinic Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital Umlazi  Durban --an outpatient follow-up for patients on  antiretroviral treatment. The study aims to explore pain in children with HIV infection; pain has many sources. Complications associated with antiretroviral may be a significant cause of pain in children. A questionnaire is designed to evaluate the intensity and impact of pain on children, who are on antiretroviral treatment .