QD & Q.D.: Error-Prone Abbreviations

by Cathy Parkes April 06, 2023 Updated: February 16, 2024

QD or Q.D. is an abbreviation meaning "daily."

QD or Q.D. is an abbreviation meaning "daily."

However, it is an error-prone abbreviation as it may be confused with QOD (every other day) or QID (four times a day). Instead, use the word "daily" when documenting.


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