Questions for Discussion:

  1. What clinical and physical findings are associated with CMV retinitis?
  2. What is the prognosis for AIDS related lymphoma?
  3. Which diseases are more commonly seen when CD4 counts are   < 50 - 75 ?
  4. Which complications of AIDS can be possibly prevented through prophylaxis?
  5. How would you counsel the patient regarding depression?   How might this affect your support for hospice care?
  6. What is hospice, and what measures of care and comfort are given?