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Faculty Physicians

Michael Eugene Mullins, MD, FACEP, FAACT

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Consultant, Medical Toxicology

Specialty Areas

Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicology

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine

Areas of Clinical Interest

Emergency medicine, toxicology

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6111

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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

Office Phone: 314-758-6787

Education

Education

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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Does therapeutic use of tapentadol cause false-positive urine screens for methadone or opiates?
Mullins ME, Hock K, Scott MG
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2015 Jun; 53(5)493-4. doi: 10.3109/15563650.2015.1020114.

PMID:
    25951899
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Can AST/ALT ratio indicate recovery after acute paracetamol poisoning? The authors reply.
Mullins ME, McGovern AJ
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2015 Jul; 53(6)581-2. doi: 10.3109/15563650.2015.1027905.

PMID:
    25815859
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In reply.
Mullins ME, Ali AJ
Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Apr; 65(4)468. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.12.027.

PMID:
    25805036
    [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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Can AST/ALT ratio indicate recovery after acute paracetamol poisoning?
McGovern AJ, Vitkovitsky IV, Jones DL, Mullins ME
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2015 Mar; 53(3)164-7. doi: 10.3109/15563650.2015.1006399.

PMID:
    25652258
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Teaching radiologic physics to diagnostic radiology residents: how we do it.
Sechopoulos I, Harri P, Campbell I, Mullins ME
J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Nov; 11(11)1093-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2014.08.001.

PMID:
    25269387
    [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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Imaging of acquired metabolic and toxic disorders of the basal ganglia.
Chokshi FH, Aygun N, Mullins ME
Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2014 Apr; 35(2)75-84. doi: 10.1053/j.sult.2013.09.006.

PMID:
    24745885
    [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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Metabolic white matter diseases and the utility of MR spectroscopy.
Bray MD, Mullins ME
Radiol Clin North Am. 2014 Mar; 52(2)403-11. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2013.11.012.

PMID:
    24582346
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An imaging approach to diffuse white matter changes.
Desai NK, Mullins ME
Radiol Clin North Am. 2014 Mar; 52(2)263-78. doi: 10.1016/j.rcl.2013.11.006.

PMID:
    24582340
    [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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Diagnostic accuracy of fingerstick β-hydroxybutyrate for ketonuria in pregnant women with nausea and vomiting.
Ferguson I, Mullins ME
Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Sep; 20(9)954-6. doi: 10.1111/acem.12207.

PMID:
    24033684
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Can handling E85 motor fuel cause positive breath alcohol test results?
Ran R, Mullins ME
J Anal Toxicol. 2013 Sep; 37(7)430-2. doi: 10.1093/jat/bkt049.

PMID:
    23843422
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diffusion-weighted imaging of the pituitary gland.
Mullins ME
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Jan; 35(1)99. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A3648.

PMID:
    23788602
    [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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How often do false-positive phencyclidine urine screens occur with use of common medications?
Rengarajan A, Mullins ME
Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2013 Jul; 51(6)493-6. doi: 10.3109/15563650.2013.801982.

PMID:
    23697457
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Commentary.
Mullins ME
Clin Chem. 2013 Apr; 59(4)615-6. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2012.191114.

PMID:
    23539036
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Urinary tract infection, acute ankle sprain treatments, skin and soft tissue infections