crash cart

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crash cart

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crash cart


Definition A cart that is readily accessible to health care workers and strategically placed in sites in a hospital where patients commonly  “crash”–i.e., undergo acute cardiovascular decompensation–e.g., recovery room, A&E/ER, ITU/ICUs

CC equipment Syringes, gloves, tongue depressors, endotracheal tubes, airways, resuscitation equipment

CC medications Aminophylline, calcium chloride, digoxin, furosemide, heparin, naloxone, phenytoin, propranolol, verapamil 

Synonyms CAC cart, crash trolley–UK [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

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