Definition of crash trolley in English:

crash trolley

(North American crash cart)


  • (in a hospital) a trolley carrying medicine and equipment for use in emergency resuscitations.

    • ‘An operation department practitioner said she stopped breathing, the crash trolley was sent for and attempts were made to resuscitate her but they were not successful.’
    • ‘The nurses were pushing the crash trolley towards him, and she had sat up, frozen with fear.’