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Faculty Physicians

Evan S Schwarz, MD

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Specialty Areas

Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicology

Board Certifications

Medical Toxicology
Emergency 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: 314-758-6787
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

Do β-2 Agonists for Acute Bronchitis Provide Any Benefit?
Kolinsky DC, Schwarz ES
Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Dec 18; pii: S0196-0644(15)01563-2. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.11.029.

PMID:
    26707884
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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Multiple poisonings with sodium azide at a local restaurant.
Schwarz ES, Wax PM, Kleinschmidt KC, Sharma K, Chung WM, Cantu G, Spargo E, Todd E
J Emerg Med. 2014 Apr; 46(4)491-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2013.08.082.

PMID:
    24262061
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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What is the clinical significance of 5-oxoproline (pyroglutamic acid) in high anion gap metabolic acidosis following paracetamol (acetaminophen) exposure?
Liss DB, Paden MS, Schwarz ES, Mullins ME
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2013 Nov; 51(9)817-27. doi: 10.3109/15563650.2013.844822.

PMID:
    24111553
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Life-threatening diphenhydramine toxicity presenting with seizures and a wide complex tachycardia improved with intravenous fat emulsion.
Abdelmalek D, Schwarz ES, Sampson C, Halcomb SE, McCammon C, Arroyo-Plasencia A, Stenger A, Krehbiel N, Mullins ME
Am J Ther. 2014 Nov-Dec; 21(6)542-4. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e318281191b.

PMID:
    24096706
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Introduction of an N-acetylcysteine weight-based dosing chart reduces prescription errors in the treatment of paracetamol poisoning: Reply.
Schwarz ES, Mullins ME
Emerg Med Australas. 2013 Jun; 25(3)285-6. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12078.

PMID:
    23759054
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Two cases of disseminated intravascular coagulation due to "bath salts" resulting in fatalities, with laboratory confirmation.
Young AC, Schwarz ES, Velez LI, Gardner M
Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Feb; 31(2)445.e3-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2012.05.032.

PMID:
    22867829
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Emergency department patients with diabetes have better glycemic control when they have identifiable primary care providers.
Horwitz DA, Schwarz ES, Scott MG, Lewis LM
Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Jun; 19(6)650-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01366.x.

PMID:
    22632540
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Translational perspectives on psoriatic arthritis.
Ritchlin CT, Proulx S, Schwarz ES
J Rheumatol Suppl. 2009 Aug; 8330-4. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.090219.

PMID:
    19661536
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Successful resuscitation of a patient in asystole after a TASER injury using a hypothermia protocol.
Schwarz ES, Barra M, Liao MM
Am J Emerg Med. 2009 May; 27(4)515.e1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2008.07.042.

PMID:
    19555635
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ciguatera poisoning successfully treated with delayed mannitol.
Schwarz ES, Mullins ME, Brooks CB
Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 52(4)476-7. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2008.05.015.

PMID:
    18809112
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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