Hodgkin's Pain

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A review of his medical record indicates that he has HIV and is being treated with antiretroviral medications. He also has HIV-associated Hodgkin's Lymphoma and history of fracture to back. He is currently being treated with chemotherapy. He has completed 8 chemotherapy treatments with 4 remaining treatment. He is schedule to start radiation therapy next week. He is followed by Dr. Rosen for oncology and Dr. Ramgopal for infectious disease. At today's visit he is awake, alert and oriented. He complains of generalized pain. He states “I have pain all over today, my head, my back, my feet" I have not felt good for the last few days”. He rates his pain as 6/10 in severity; he describes his pain as shooting pain in different places. His pain does
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