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Emergency Medicine

Michael Eugene Mullins, MD, FACEP, FAACT

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Research Director
Consultant, Medical Toxicology

Specialty Areas
Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicology

Patients Seen At
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
400 South Kingshighway, Emergency Department
St. Louis, MO  63110
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St. Louis Children's Hospital Emergency Care Unit
One Children's Place, First Floor
St. Louis, MO  314-454-6111
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8072
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Emergency medicine, toxicology

Areas of Research Interest
Urinary tract infection, acute ankle sprain treatments, skin and soft tissue infections

Board Certification
Emergency Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1983
Medical Degree: Hahnemann Univeristy School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987
Residency: Emergency Medicine, Darnall Army Community Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas, 1994
Fellowship: Medical Toxicology, Oregon Poison Center/Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, 1999
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards

Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (FAACT)
Major, United States Army
Combat Medical Badge
Army Flight Surgeon Badge

Editorial Responsibilities

Co-editor Clinical Toxicology
Annals of Emergency Medicine
Journal of Toxicology-Clinical Toxicology
Mosby's Paramedic Textbook, 2nd Edition

Section Editor:
Toxicology (Pediatrics),

Peer Reviewed Articles

Mullins ME, Vitkovitsky IV. Acute Hemolysis and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome following Five-fold N-Acetylcysteine Overdose. Clin Toxicol 2011 (in press)
Cannarrozzi AA, Mullins ME, Ranganathan P, Bailey T. Colchicine toxicity and fatality among hospital patients. Clin Toxicol 2011 (early online July 8, 2011, in press)
Mullins ME, Fuentes J, Roe J. Underdosing of common antibiotics in obese patients. Amer J Emerg Med 2011 (in press)
Johnson MT, McCammon CA, Mullins ME, Halcomb SE. Evaluation of a simplified N-acetylcysteine dosing regimen for the treatment of acetaminophen toxicity. Ann Pharmacother 2011; 45: 713-720. DOI 10.1345/aph.1P613
Mullins ME, Sosa SF, Empey M, Jaramillo D, Human T, Diringer M. Comparison of antipyretic effect of combination of acetaminophen and ibuprofen in Neuro ICU patients with fever. Neurocritical Care 2011 (online 19 April 2011) DOI: 10.1007/s12028-011-9533-8
Casey ER, Scott MG, Tang S, Mullins ME. Incidence of false positive amphetamine results due to bupropion in the Syva Emit II urine drug screens. J Med Toxicol 2011 DOI: 10.1007/s13181-010- 0131-5
Ellis LS, Mullins ME, Galvin N, Scalzo AJ. Detection of elemental mercury in abdominal wall soft
tissue. J Med Toxicol 2009; 5:205-208.
Mullins ME, Froekle BF, Rivera MRJ. Effect of delayed activated charcoal on acetaminophen pharmacokinetics in simulated overdose of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Clin Toxicol 2009; 47: 112-115.
Barnes B, Gerst C, Smith J, Terrell A, Mullins ME. Osmolar gap and propylene glycol toxicity in
patients receiving high-dose lorazepam infusions. Pharmacotherapy 2006; 26: 23-33.
Halcomb SE, Sivilotti MLA, Goklaney A, Mullins ME. Pharmacokinetic effects of diphenhydramine or oxycodone after simulated oral overdose of acetaminophen. Acad Emerg Med 2005; 12: 169-172.
Mullins ME, Horowitz BZ. Was it necessary to add Bitrex (denatonium benzoate) to automotive products? Vet Human Toxicol 2004; 46:150-152.
Mullins ME, van Zwieten K, Blunt J. Unexpected cardiovascular fatalities are rare with therapeutic doses of droperidol. Am J Emerg Med 2004; 22: 27-28.
Dorrington C, Johnson, DW, Brant R and the MDAC Complication Study Group. Pulmonary
aspiration and gastrointestinal obstruction associated with the use of multiple dose activated
charcoal. Ann Emerg Med 2003; 42: 37-377.
Mullins ME, Horowitz BZ. The futility of hemoperfusion in treatment of Amanita phalloides poisoning. Vet Human Toxicol 2000; 42: 90-91.
Sudakin DL, Mullins ME, Horowitz BZ, Abshier V, Letzig L. Intermediate syndrome after
malathion ingestion: new perspectives on etiology and prevention. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 2000; 38: 47-50.
Mullins ME, Carrico EA, Horowitz BZ. Fatal cardiac toxicity after acute colchicine overdose. J
Toxicol Clin Toxicol 2000; 38: 51-54.
Mullins ME, Daya M, Brands C. Unintentional pediatric superwarfarin ingestions: do we really need a prothrombin time? Pediatrics 2000; 105:402-404.

Invited Articles

Mullins ME. Commentary on: Unexplained hemolytic anemia with multi-organ failure. Clin Chem 2011 (in press)
Mullins ME. Mon bĂȘte noir. J Med Toxicol 2011; (in press)
Mullins ME. On the Level. J Med Toxicol 2010; 6:471. DOI: 10.1007/s13181-010-0118-2

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