HIV paediatric case studies: Case 10 – Louis

These interactive teaching videos are designed to copy the way that clinicians learn. Topics covered in this set of films include early infant diagnosis, ART initiation, opportunistic infections, drug reactions and treatment failure.

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This is the sad story of a 7-year-old HIV+ boy who is brought into hospital weighing only 11 kilos, with advanced AIDS. These films follow children over time, recording clinic visits or admissions to hospital, stopping to ask questions whenever treatment decisions need to be made. Suggested answers are contained in accompanying notes, which can be downloaded. Editable versions for adapting to different settings can be obtained from info@picturinghealth.org

Teaching points:
Initiating Treatment
Advanced HIV disease
Potential treatment failure

 

Informed consent was obtained from carers, names were changed and the faces of children over three were hidden. The videos are licensed under a creative commons licence for educational purposes only. Permission must be obtained for other uses.

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