Here is a list of some great equipment and supplies we found that have made our life easier
Take a look at our list of items we love for ASC's! We bet there are a few items on this list that your center needs!
This industrial cart works well as an anesthesia cart. It's lockable, and on wheels. and is much less expensive than most.
If you have a facility that is not on the first floor, you may need an emergency carry board for your fire stairs. Here is an inexpensive option.
We love this wall mount page holder reference system. Great for mounting in the OR because it it wipe-able and can hold multiple documents! Check these out.
Here are some great classification file folders with 6 fasteners to help keep you organized.
Need hooks for IV'S? Keep it simple with a Command Hook! Inexpensive and easy to install. Great for your patient bathrooms!
Laundry (or Trash) Carts
If storage is a problem, and you need a cart to hold your soiled linen or trash until it can be transferred, here's a good option.
Medication Drawer Organizers
These are actually sock organizers, but work really well as medication storage organizers in crash carts, anesthesia carts, and medication drawers. Check them out.
Narcotic boxes are a necessity. Here is a double lock narcotic box that won't break the bank.
Refrigerator Door Lock
Need a refrigerator lock that doesn't require drilling? Take a look at this one.
Any equipment showing rust? Use this rust dissolver (Naval Jelly) to repair the problem.
Storage and organization always seem to be a challenge. Finding great stackable bins is key. Check these out.
Use a toolbox for lipid rescue or emergency airway supplies. Label it and keep it on the top of your crash cart for easy access.
If you need a nice utility cart for rolling instruments or packs, this one is inexpensive, and can hold up to 400 pounds.
Wall File Holders
Wall file holders can be used for charts, but also are a great way to store patient monitoring supplies like extra blood pressure cuffs, EKG leads, or your pulse oximeter. Keeps them all neat, visible and easily accessible too.
These are great walkie talkies to use to communicate with the care team. Great for letting staff know when the OR is ready or that you are on your way to PACU.
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