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crash cart

The cart of medical equipment used when a patient "crashes" (experiences cardiac arrest). Get a crash cart in here, this patient needs immediate attention!
See also: cart, crash

crash cart

n. a nickname for the hospital cart that carries equipment used to attempt to restore a heartbeat, such as a defibrilator. Get the crash cart to third west.
See also: cart, crash
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The location monitoring of important assets, such as medication and emergency equipment supplied crash carts, in real time and over time enables hospital staff to tackle safety problems and increase efficiency, thereby reducing costs while improving patient outcomes.
Students were familiarized with identical crash carts to those currently used throughout the hospital.
Development of the virtual crash cart described in this article was supported by a faculty research grant from the University of Texas at Tyler.
* Always ensure that crash carts (or similar storage units) are organized and equipped with all the resources needed to handle an emergency situation in your facility.
The dialysis crash cart will incorporate a water filtration system that will produce medical quality water.
If they disappear even for a second, husband has to wheel in a crash cart to resuscitate me.
This cart's crash cart design allows simultaneous access by multiple users.
Tenders invited for Supply, safe delivery, installation, commissioning and warranty of modular crash cart
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I spearheaded a redesign of the crash carts and rapid sequence intubation modules, to improve access and ease of use in critical situations.
27, 2016, of potential safety risks associated with battery-powered mobile medical carts, noting that it is aware of reports of "explosion, fires, smoking, or overheating of equipment that required hospital evacuations associated with the batteries in these carts." Battery-powered mobile medical carts include crash carts, medication dispensing carts, and carts that carry and power medical devices for point of care, barcode scanners, and patient monitoring.
US-based hospital supply chain services firm LeeSar in Fort Myers, Florida has selected US-based hospital intralogistics automation specialist Aethon's MedEx TraySafe product to streamline their medication tray and kit processing for improving safety and compliance of preconfigured trays used in crash carts, Aethon said on Friday.
Equipment will include hospital beds, crash carts, an AED trainer, CPR trainers, mobile medication center and audiovisual equipment with recording capabilities.
The medical community counts on rechargeable betteries to power everything from life-saving medical equipment like portable defibrillators, heart monitors, vital sign analyzers, life support machinery, xray machines, wheelchairs and medical crash carts to communication equipment such as cell phones, laptop computers and two-way radios.