Full Form of OPD

Full Form of OPD is Out Patient Department.


An Outpatient Department is a department in the hospital where patients are provided medical consultation and other allied services. OPD has consultation chambers where patients are provided medical, surgical or allied(physiotherapy,dietetics) consultation and expert opinion. OPD consists of one or more consulting rooms and associated support accommodation, e.g. nurse station, treatment rooms, waiting areas etc. OPD is the first point of contact between the patient and the hospital staff. When a patient enters the hospital for the first time, he/she goes to the “Out Patient Department”, OPD staff then decides to which department a patient should go. Normally an Out Patient Department is constructed on the ground floor of the hospital and divided into multiple bays like Orthopedics department, Neurology department, Gynecology department, General medicine department etc. Here all the formalities are completed and then patient goes to the respective department.


Frequently asked questions answered above:
What is the Full Form of OPD ?
What does OPD mean?
What are the departments in OPD.

Some other Full Forms of OPD:
OPD = Optical Path Difference
OPD = Once Per Day
OPD = Over Pressure Device
OPD = Office of Public Defense
OPD = Ocean Physics Department
OPD = Overfill Protection Device
OPD = Original Pack Dispensing
OPD = Oakland Police Department
OPD = Orlando Police Department

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