Kavita M Babu

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Head CT in patient with metabolic acidosis
    Kavita M Babu
    Brown University, Program in Medical Toxicology Department of Emergency Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Med Toxicol 4:275-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint First-Onset Seizure After Use of an Energy Drink [corrected]
    Kavita M Babu
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:539-40. 2011
  3. pmc Sodium acetate as a replacement for sodium bicarbonate in medical toxicology: a review
    Mark J Neavyn
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA
    J Med Toxicol 9:250-4. 2013
  4. pmc Medical marijuana and driving: a review
    Mark J Neavyn
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA
    J Med Toxicol 10:269-79. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Toxicity of energy drinks
    Brian J Wolk
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 24:243-51. 2012
  6. pmc Suspected Adulteration of Commercial Kratom Products with 7-Hydroxymitragynine
    Alicia G Lydecker
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA
    J Med Toxicol 12:341-349. 2016
  7. pmc The Feasibility and Acceptability of Google Glass for Teletoxicology Consults
    Peter R Chai
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA
    J Med Toxicol 11:283-7. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Preventing iatrogenic overdose: a review of in-emergency department opioid-related adverse drug events and medication errors
    Francesca L Beaudoin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 65:423-31. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Behavioral and physiologic adverse effects in adolescent and young adult emergency department patients reporting use of energy drinks and caffeine
    Deidrya A E Jackson
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 51:557-65. 2013
  10. pmc Dabigatran: review of pharmacology and management of bleeding complications of this novel oral anticoagulant
    Michael Ganetsky
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, WCC 2, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Toxicol 7:281-7. 2011

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Publications10

  1. pmc Head CT in patient with metabolic acidosis
    Kavita M Babu
    Brown University, Program in Medical Toxicology Department of Emergency Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Med Toxicol 4:275-6. 2008
    ..Forty-eight hours after presentation, radionuclide imaging of the brain revealed no intracranial blood flow; heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, and pancreas were subsequently harvested for transplantation...
  2. doi request reprint First-Onset Seizure After Use of an Energy Drink [corrected]
    Kavita M Babu
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 27:539-40. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of an adolescent presenting with a new-onset seizure associated with energy drink use...
  3. pmc Sodium acetate as a replacement for sodium bicarbonate in medical toxicology: a review
    Mark J Neavyn
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA
    J Med Toxicol 9:250-4. 2013
    ..The metabolism of acetate, however, is more complex than bicarbonate. Future prospective studies will be needed to confirm the efficacy of sodium acetate in the treatment of the poisoned patient. ..
  4. pmc Medical marijuana and driving: a review
    Mark J Neavyn
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA
    J Med Toxicol 10:269-79. 2014
    ..Patients should abstain from driving for 8 h if they achieve a subjective "high" from self-treatment with smoked marijuana and should be aware of the cumulative effects of alcohol and other psychoactive xenobiotics. ..
  5. doi request reprint Toxicity of energy drinks
    Brian J Wolk
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 24:243-51. 2012
    ..Caffeine may raise blood pressure, disrupt adolescent sleep patterns, exacerbate psychiatric disease, cause physiologic dependence, and increase the risk of subsequent addiction...
  6. pmc Suspected Adulteration of Commercial Kratom Products with 7-Hydroxymitragynine
    Alicia G Lydecker
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA
    J Med Toxicol 12:341-349. 2016
    ..We purchased several commercially available Kratom analogs for analysis and through our results, present evidence of probable adulteration with the highly potent and addictive plant alkaloid, 7-hydroxymitragynine...
  7. pmc The Feasibility and Acceptability of Google Glass for Teletoxicology Consults
    Peter R Chai
    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA
    J Med Toxicol 11:283-7. 2015
    ..Based on findings obtained through Glass, toxicologists recommended specific antidotes in six cases. Head-mounted devices like Google Glass may be effective tools for real-time teletoxicology consultation...
  8. doi request reprint Preventing iatrogenic overdose: a review of in-emergency department opioid-related adverse drug events and medication errors
    Francesca L Beaudoin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 65:423-31. 2015
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  9. doi request reprint Behavioral and physiologic adverse effects in adolescent and young adult emergency department patients reporting use of energy drinks and caffeine
    Deidrya A E Jackson
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 51:557-65. 2013
    ..It was hypothesized that energy drink users would report more adverse effects than those who used only traditional caffeinated beverages such as coffee, tea, or soft drinks...
  10. pmc Dabigatran: review of pharmacology and management of bleeding complications of this novel oral anticoagulant
    Michael Ganetsky
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, WCC 2, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Med Toxicol 7:281-7. 2011
    ..We present an article that reviews the pharmacokinetics, clinical trial literature, and consensus guidelines regarding this novel oral anticoagulant...