Medical Cart Name Applications

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Medical Cart Name Applications

…are a vernacular of their own. Nobody bat’s an eye amongst nurses, tech’s, sales representatives and health care professionals when someone asks, “Where’s an ‘Isolation cart’?” By using the name “Isolation cart”, they are referring to a specific type of cart, which has a specific cart application. I will discuss individual cart types by application names in later posts. Here is a list of some of the most common medical cart name applications.


  • 250 yard rule
  • airway
  • anesthesia
  • bedside
  • bio-terror
  • burn
  • case
  • cast
  • catheter
  • code
  • computer
  • crash
  • critical care
  • delivery
  • difficult airway
  • education
  • emergency
  • endoscopy
  • ENT
  • epidural
  • evidence
  • exchange
  • gyno
  • hypothermia
  • isolation
  • IV (start)
  • long-term care
  • medication
  • medsurg
  • neonate
  • nurser server
  • OB
  • ortho
  • ostomy
  • pediatric airway
  • pediatric emergency
  • phlebotomy
  • picc-line
  • point of care (POC)
  • procedure
  • property
  • respiratory
  • sepsis
  • septic shock
  • sart (sexual assault response team)
  • specialty
  • specimen
  • spine
  • stainless
  • sternum
  • supply
  • surgery
  • traction
  • training
  • transfer
  • trauma
  • treatment

Now that you know the medical cart name applications, you can refer to the medical cart names in post #002 and begin adding them together. Here are some examples:

anesthesia workstation

crash cart

medication mobile solution

point of care medcart

procedure medical cart

nurse server workstation on wheels

specialty cart solution

This is a great list of the most popular medical cart name applications. Please share any additional names of common carts in your facility! I will post them for all to share. Thank you

-Your Trusted Cart Advocate / tagg neal

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