Pain in ambulatory HIV-positive South Africans.

  title={Pain in ambulatory HIV-positive South Africans.},
  author={Noko R Mphahlele and Dr Gordon Mitchell and Peter R Kamerman},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  volume={16 3},
We investigated the prevalence and intensity of pain, factors associated with having pain, and analgesic medications employed in a population consisting predominantly of Black African and female human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive individuals attending outpatient clinics in a rural (n = 125; 79% female; 100% Black African) and a metropolitan (n = 396; 75% female; 94% Black African) area of South Africa. Pain intensity, interference and treatment were assessed using the Wisconsin Brief… CONTINUE READING