If you work with pediatrics, whether as a doctor, a paramedic, a nurse, or a pharmacist, whether on an EMS rescue unit, on a pediatric nursing unit, in an ER, or on a surgical nursing unit, you will find this a NEW, IMPROVED pediatric resource that you can count on.
CrashCards® are quick and easy to use (even if you are a paramedic in the back of an EMS rescue unit). You can have the correct dosing available in seconds. Bright and easily readable, this pediatric medical reference lists emergency medication in easy-to-see pre-calculated medication tables according to the weight of the child in pounds and kilograms. Color-coded, the tables can be used as an adjunct to a tape system. It's organized for quick access and uses rich color coding to make it easy to find the medications appropriate for the child's age and weight.
Used as an adjunct or as a singular vital tool, CrashCards® will make your job easier. In the care of children, seconds count. This is a resource you and your hospital or EMS unit need to check out.
CrashCards® contain the most commonly needed information for resuscitating children. Known for their ease of use, CrashCards® are guaranteed to have the fastest, most available information on Pediatric Life Support. Count on CrashCards® for information on:
- Pre-calculated color-coded emergency medication tables
- Age specific norms on ea. chart
- Based on Pounds and Kilograms
- Newborn Resuscitation
- Rapid Sequence Intubation
- Conscious Sedation
- Equipment sizes, Oxygen Vehicle Percentages
- Triage History Mnemonic
- Maintenance fluids, ventilation
- Medication bolus's, drips
- Sixteen (3x5) pocket sized cards
- Burns, rules of 9's
- Pediatric Trauma Assessment
- Shock, Urine Output
- C-spine injuries
- Algorithms: tachycardia, pulselessness, bradycardia
- Ideal for Crash Carts, Pediatric Trauma Bags
- Pain Scale
- A more complete, easy to access system
At just 3" x 5", CrashCards® fit in your pocket, can be hung from a chain, can be kept in a crash cart or stored wherever they might be needed. Printed on heavy card stock with a durable polyester laminate on both sides, they'll take rough handling and still be easy to read. They are bound on rings which allow them to lie flat or to present any card on the top. You can quickly flip to the correct chart for pre-calculated medication dosages and other lifesaving information.
The data was compiled following AHA guidelines and validated through reviews by board certified Emergency Room Physicians. The resulting information is printed on pocket-size, durable plastic cards. CrashCards® contain the same information covered in pediatric life support courses. This makes them an instant reference at your fingertips that can help you make quick decisions that can save a child's life.
Make sure you have access to the information you need to make an appropriate response to a resuscitation requirement. Check out CrashCards® Pediatric Resuscitation and take the necessary steps to make sure there's a set wherever they might be needed.
CrashCards® were created by a Board Certified Emergency Dept. Physician and a Certified Emergency Nurse, each with 20+ years of experience, after encountering a pediatric code in their ER. They created CrashCards® with fonts and colors that are clearly visible and with the information clearly presented. They know what YOU want and need in a product. They know what you will use and how to make the information clear and usable. Get the product that was created with you in mind.
*Color coded, the colors and medications used in the CrashCards® reference set can be used with other pediatric resuscitation systems on the market or with pediatric life support training. CrashCards®, however, are not affiliated with or sponsored by any other organization. The clinical recommendations in CrashCards® are based on research and consultation with nursing, medical and legal authorities. To the best of our knowledge, this information reflects current accepted practice, nevertheless, for individual application, all recommendations must be considered in light of the patient's clinical condition and in light of the latest package-insert information. CrashCards, Inc., the authors and publishers disclaim responsibility for any adverse effects resulting directly or indirectly from the suggested recommendations, from any undetected errors, or from the reader's misunderstanding of the text.