Do you keep RSI kits in your crash cart?

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Andre Tran
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Do you keep RSI kits in your crash cart?

Hello all,

I help oversee 23 different hospitals associated with our hospital organization. We recently standardized our meds in our crash carts across all our sites, however one thing that was overlooked were RSI kits/meds.

Some sites have RSI kits in a separate drawer in their crash cart (not the same as the code meds), others have them stored in their ADC. We are leaning towards no RSI kits/meds in the crash cart due to some recurrent errors (administering RSI meds inappropriately) but also struggle with some sites not having enough space to store an RSI kit separately.

Looking for some insight, what is best practice and what does your organization currently do?

Thanks everyone,
Andre