This chapter describes the context for palliative care of children and adolescents in the African setting, natural history and diagnosis, and overall clinical presentation of HIV disease in children. It also covers the diagnosis of HIV infection and the framework for monitoring and ongoing palliative management.
Gwyther, L.; Merriman, A.; Seburiya, L.; Schietinger, H.A. (Eds) Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa, Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa (FHSSA), pp. 357-370