Management of Chronic Pain in Patients Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Publication Date: October 30, 2017
Last Updated: December 16, 2022

Diagnosis

Screening and Initial Assessment

All persons living with HIV should receive, at minimum, the following standardized screening for chronic pain: ( S , L)
“How much bodily pain have you had during the last week? (None, very mild, mild, moderate, severe, very severe)”

“Do you have bodily pain that has lasted for more than 3 months?”

Remark: A response of moderate pain or more during the last week combined with bodily pain for >3 months can be considered a positive screen result.

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Overview

Title

Management of Chronic Pain in Patients Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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