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Evan S Schwarz, MD

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Section Chief, Medical Toxicology
Director, Medical Toxicology and Addiction Medicine Clinic

Specialty Areas

Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicology

Board Certifications

Medical Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Addiction Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Emergency medicine, toxicology, trauma, carbon monoxide poisoning, 

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-4362
Fax: 314-362-0478

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

BA: University of Texas at Austin 2001
Chief Resident: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2009
MD: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 2005
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2009
Fellowship: Toxicology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 2011

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A comment on 'An assessment of the variation in the concentrations of acetylcysteine in infusions for the treatment of paracetamol overdose'.
O'Grady L, Mullins ME, Schwarz ES
Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Aug 22; doi: 10.1111/bcp.13380.

PMID:
    28833373
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Toxicology Investigators Consortium Case Registry-the 2016 Experience.
Farrugia LA, Rhyee SH, Calello DP, Campleman SL, Riederer AM, Malashock HR, Pizon A, Wiegand T, Wax PM, Brent J, Toxicology Investigators Consortium Study Group.
J Med Toxicol. 2017 Aug 1; doi: 10.1007/s13181-017-0627-3.

PMID:
    28766237
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome and topical capsaicin: treating smoke with fire? - the authors reply.
Hafez Z, Mullins ME, Blohm E, O'Connor MJ, Dezieck L, Schwarz ES, Conicella A
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Jul 21; 1. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2017.1349912.

PMID:
    28730852
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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When two is not better than one.
Schwarz ES, Mullins ME, Liss D
Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Oct; 83(10)2310-2311. doi: 10.1111/bcp.13320.

PMID:
    28543530
    [PubMed - in process]
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Resolution of cannabis hyperemesis syndrome with topical capsaicin in the emergency department: a case series.
Dezieck L, Hafez Z, Conicella A, Blohm E, O'Connor MJ, Schwarz ES, Mullins ME
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Sep; 55(8)908-913. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2017.1324166.

PMID:
    28494183
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Should We Be Using the Poisoning Severity Score?
Schwarz ES, Kopec KT, Wiegand TJ, Wax PM, Brent J
J Med Toxicol. 2017 Jun; 13(2)135-145. doi: 10.1007/s13181-017-0609-5.

PMID:
    28283941
    [PubMed - in process]
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The authors reply regarding "Do heroin overdose patients require observation after receiving naloxone?"
Willman MW, Liss DB, Schwarz ES, Mullins ME
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Apr; 55(4)309-310. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2017.1284337.

PMID:
    28152639
    [PubMed]
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Commentary on "A new drug with a nasty bite: A case of krokodil-induced skin necrosis in an intravenous drug user".
Mullins ME, Schwarz ES
JAAD Case Rep. 2016 Sep; 2(5)418.

PMID:
    27872889
    [PubMed]
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Do heroin overdose patients require observation after receiving naloxone?
Willman MW, Liss DB, Schwarz ES, Mullins ME
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Feb; 55(2)81-87. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2016.1253846.

PMID:
    27849133
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is a Prehospital Treat and Release Protocol for Opioid Overdose Safe?
Kolinsky D, Keim SM, Cohn BG, Schwarz ES, Yealy DM
J Emerg Med. 2017 Jan; 52(1)52-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.09.015.

PMID:
    27769615
    [PubMed - in process]
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Do β-2 Agonists for Acute Bronchitis Provide Any Benefit?
Kolinsky DC, Schwarz ES
Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jun; 67(6)702-703. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.11.029.

PMID:
    26707884
    [PubMed - in process]
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Are New Oral Anticoagulants Safer Than Vitamin K Antagonists in the Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism?
Kolinsky DC, Schwarz ES
Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 67(4)455-7. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.08.018.

PMID:
    26440492
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Paracetamol: is all the concern valid?
Schwarz ES, Mullins ME
Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Aug; 74(8)e48. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-207644.

PMID:
    25858642
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Factitious snake envenomation and narcotic-seeking behavior.
Abdelmalek D, Arroyo-Plasencia A, Schwarz ES, Weber J, Sampson CS, Thornton SL, Mullins ME
Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Sep; 33(9)1331.e5-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.03.020.

PMID:
    25819413
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comment: severe anaphylactic reaction following crotalidae polyvalent immune fab (ovine) administration for copperhead snakebite.
Mullins ME, Liss DB, Schwarz ES
Ann Pharmacother. 2015 Apr; 49(4)496. doi: 10.1177/1060028015571964.

PMID:
    25762655
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Silibinin: where is the ethical conundrum?
Mullins ME, Schwarz ES, Dribben WH, Halcomb SE, Arroyo-Plasencia AM
Chest. 2015 Mar; 147(3)e105. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-2682.

PMID:
    25732452
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Use of Physostigmine by Toxicologists in Anticholinergic Toxicity.
Watkins JW, Schwarz ES, Arroyo-Plasencia AM, Mullins ME, Toxicology Investigators Consortium investigators.
J Med Toxicol. 2015 Jun; 11(2)179-84. doi: 10.1007/s13181-014-0452-x.

PMID:
    25510306
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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'Krokodil' in the United States is an urban legend and not a medical fact.
Mullins ME, Schwarz ES
Am J Med. 2014 Jul; 127(7)e25. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.01.040.

PMID:
    24970607
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is dexamethasone as effective as prednisone or prednisolone in the management of pediatric asthma exacerbations?
Schwarz ES, Cohn BG
Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Jan; 65(1)81-2. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.05.023.

PMID:
    24954577
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Other complications following lipid emulsion therapy : Re: Levine M, Skolnik AB, Ruha AM, et al. (2013) Complications following antidotal use of intravenous lipid emulsion therapy. J Med Toxicol Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print].
Schwarz ES, Arroyo-Plasencia AM, Mullins ME
J Med Toxicol. 2014 Jun; 10(2)247-8. doi: 10.1007/s13181-014-0397-0.

PMID:
    24639198
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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