This book contains 19 chapters on AIDS and nursing, medicine, public health, sociology, education, philosophy, and theology. In medical-technical areas, the book is current. Chapters on patient vignettes and AIDS in the classroom are good. Otherwise, the book covers a hodgepodge of philosophical and psychosocial aspects of AIDS and its health programs. The nontechnical chapters are often redundant and do not tell much that the informed public does not already know. For university libraries emphasizing medical sociology and philosophy. Mark L. Dembert, M.D., Navy Environmental Health Ctr., Norfolk, Va.