The MediCart is designed to provide front-line care in disaster situations and is designed to serve patients of all ages who have a wide variety of medical and traumatic conditions.

The following equipment list is based on the standardized list of equipment for ambulances and emergency responders designed in conjunction with the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) and the American Academy of Petiatrics (AAP).

Personal Protection

  • Full Peripheral Eye Protection or Googles
  • Face Protection – i.e. Surgical Masks
  • Disposable Synthetic Gloves
  • Disposable Biohazard Bags For Non-Sharp Waste
  • Standard Sharps Container
  • Disinfectant For Solution for Cleaning Contaminated Equipment
  • Waterless Hand Cleaner, Commercial Antimicrobial (Towelette, Spray, or Liquid)
  • Fluid Resistant Overalls or Gowns

Patient Assessment/Diagnostic Measurements

  • Stethoscope
  • Blood Pressure Cuffs
  • Patient Care Flashlight
  • Thermometer(s)
  • Scissors for Cutting Clothing, Belts, and Boots
  • Length Based Resuscitation Tape
  • Pulse Oximeter

Immobilization

  • Rigid Cervical Immobilization Devices
  • Head Immobilization Device
  • Upper and Lower Extremity Immobilization Device(s):
  • Ridged or Vacuum Splinting
  • Lower Extremity Traction Splint
  • Impervious Radiolucent Long Backboard with 3 Straps
  • Short Backboard with Straps
  • Pediatric Spinal Immobilization Device
  • Pelvic Stabilization Equipment

Suction Equipment

  • Suction Aspirator
  • Wide Bore Tubing
  • Rigid Tip Catheters
  • French 6f – 16f Catheters – At Minimum One Between 6f – 10f and One Between 10f – 16f
  • Bulb Suction for Infants with Saline Drops

Airway Management

  • Pocket Mask with One-Way Valve and Oxygen Inlet
  • Disposable Oropharyngeal Airways in Appropriate Adult, Child, and Infant Sizes (00-5)
  • Disposable Nasopharyngeal Airways in Adult and Child Sizes (12f – 34f)
  • Water Soluble Lubricant
  • Bag Valve Masks (BVM) in Adult, Child, & Infant Sizes
  • Single Use, Transparent, Non-Rebreather Oxygen Masks in Adult and Pediatric Sizes
  • Nasal Cannulae in Adult and Pediatric Sizes
  • Portable Oxygen Unit
  • Spare Portable Oxygen Tank

Bleeding Control and Wound Management

  • Abdominal Trauma Dressing
  • Sterile Gauze in Various Sizes
  • Gauze Rolls in Assorted Sizes
  • Triangular Bandages
  • Occlusive Dressings or Equivalent
  • Sterile Water or Saline Solutions for Irrigation
  • Arterial Tourniquet
  • Sterile Burn Sheets
  • Adhesive Tape
  • 1” & 2” Hypoallergenic
  • 1” & 2” Adhesive

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Towels
  • 4×4 Dressings
  • Cord Clamps And Ties
  • Sterile Scissors or Other Cutting Utensil
  • Bulb Suction
  • Sterile Gloves
  • Thermal Absorbent Blanket and Head Cover
  • Appropriate Heat Reflective Material to Cover Infant

Airway and Ventilation

  • Videolaryngoscopy Capability – King Vision, Glidescope, etc.; OR Laryngoscope Handle with Extra Batteries and Bulb
  • Laryngoscope Blades
  • Endotracheal Tubes
  • 10ml Non-Luer Lock Syringes
  • Stylettes For Endotracheal Tubes
  • Magill Forceps
  • End-Tidal CO2 Detection Capability
  • Rescue Airway Device – (i.e. King LT, Combi-Tube, Etc.)
  • Needle Cricothyrotomy Capability and/or Cricothyrotomy Capability
  • Nasogastric Tubes

Vascular Access

  • Isotonic Crystalloid Solutions
  • Antiseptic Solution
  • Alcohol Wipes or Povidone-Iodine Wipes Preferred
  • Intravenous Fluid Bag Pole or Roof Hook
  • Intravenous Catheters, 14G-24G
  • Intraosseous Capabilities
  • Intraosseous Needles; OR
  • Devices Appropriate for Placing Intraosseous Needles
  • Syringes of Various Sizes
  • Venous Tourniquets
  • Needles, Various Sizes (Including Appropriate Sizes for Intramuscular Injections)
  • Intravenous Administrations Sets (Microdrip and Macrodrip)
  • Intravenous Armboards, Adult and Pediatric

Cardiac

  • Portable, Battery Operated Monitor/Defibrillator
  • Transcutaneous Cardiac Pacemaker, Appropriate for Adult and Pediatric

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Ocular Irrigation Device
  • Hot Pack(s)
  • Cold Pack(s)
  • Triage Tags
  • Emesis Bags/Basin
  • Urinal
  • Bedpan
  • Reflective Vests
  • Hacksaw with Extra Blade
  • Phillips Screwdriver
  • Regular Screwdriver
  • Pliers
  • Adjustable Wrench
  • Hammer
  • Chisel(s)
  • Tin Snips
  • Crow Bar or Mechanized
  • ABC Fire Extinguisher
  • Leather Gloves
  • Glucometer with Reagent Strips and Single-Use Lancets
  • CPAP Equipment
  • Nebulizer Equipment
  • Soft Restraints

The above list is not definitive and may be customized depending on the purpose / destination of various MediCarts.

MediCart Project

The world's only fully (human) transportable, off-road, self-contained medical clinic in a box. Providing a solution to the issue of timely disaster response in even the most remote of areas - particularly where speed of deployment is critical.

Contact Info

  • 712 H Street NE, Washington DC 20002. United States of America
  • +1 202 869 0988
  • medi.cart

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