PDQ Histology is a concise laboratory guide and handy study aid for Histology students. The text deals with the basics of the subject, presented in a clear, rational manner. The content covers the fundamentals and important features of microscopic recognition. It focuses the reader's attention on the main structural features found in standard sections taken from the student's slide box and emphasizes the particular combination of histological criteria that characterizes each section. It represents a mini-review of the distinctive microscope features that permit histological preparations of the various tissues and organs of the body to be correctly identified. PDQ Histology is the only introductory book on the subject that presents short selections of reliable tissue recognition criteria suitable for revision purposes.