'HIV/AIDS Nursing Secrets' is a comprehensive look at one of the leading health problems of our times. The question and answer format helps to clarify information that is necessary for anyone involved in the healthcare setting. The book contains a review of statistics and trends both nationally and globally, as well as legal and ethical issues related to HIV/AIDS. It presents in-depth discussions of topics such as diagnostic testing, the pathophysiology of HIV/AIDS, nutrition, opportunistic infections, co-infection with hepatitis C, and adherence. The special needs of vulnerable populations are also examined.