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cart

(kahrt) a vehicle for conveying patients or equipment and supplies in a hospital.
crash cart  resuscitation c.
dressing cart  one containing all supplies necessary for changing dressings of surgical or injured patients.
resuscitation cart  one containing all equipment for initiating emergency resuscitation.

cart

Cot, gurney, stretcher, trolley Medtalk A narrow movable bed used to transport Pts or maintain them in a horizontal position in emergency or critical care settings Vox populi A non-self-propelled multiwheel structure designed to carry a load. See Crash cart, Shopping cart.

cart

wheeled vehicle without motor power.

paraplegic cart
a two-wheeled cart into which a paraplegic dog can be strapped so that its hindquarters are supported and its front limbs rest normally on the ground and provide a motor system. Used for short periods to give the animal exercise.
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I FEAR A Johnson of Low Fell is putting the cart before the horse when they say the perpetrators are to blame for Baby P's death.
Oakham representative Thomas Tashjian said, "It is dangerous to implement a technology plan without tying it to curriculum," adding, "It is putting the cart before the horse.
THE expression putting the cart before the horse might have been coined specifically for Bryn Jones of Llangadwaladr when he argues that English ought to be put before Welsh on road and other signs.
This is putting the cart before the horse and is contrary to natural justice.
NFU Cymru thinks it is plainly wrong for yet more regulation to precede the science - that really is putting the cart before the horse.
In a way, we're putting the cart before the horse,'' commission Vice President Alan Skobin said of designing a flashlight without a policy governing its use.
While I would agree with the concept of producing fast results, it is not realistic and is putting the cart before the horse.
Whether this obviates the theory of `class action' or is merely putting the cart before the horse, I leave to wiser members of the judiciary.
Some may say this is putting the cart before the horse.
Krawczyk of School Street asked if Warren was putting the cart before the horse by proposing to hire a planner without first hiring a town administrator.
The fanfare of publicity that was sounded before the schemes either had their planning permission or funding lined up was a classic case of putting the cart before the horse.
While it is possible to sympathise with the financial predicaments of young couples, the justification for putting the cart before the horse is difficult to find.

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