These abbreviations should be avoided, although they may be appropriate for tables if footnoted.
|chemical names||Hg for mercury (although may be used as part of a unit, for example, 'mmHg')|
Latin abbreviations used for dosing (e.g. qd, bd, bid, bds, qds, qid, tds, tid) should not be used. Doses should always be written in full and in English throughout the text and tables.