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Stephen W. Hargarten MD, MPH

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Associate Dean, Director, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Emergency Medicine
Program: Clinical

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center
Member of the Neuroscience Research Center


Publications (72)

  • Workplace violence in emergency medicine: current knowledge and future directions. (Kowalenko T, Cunningham R, Sachs CJ, Gore R, Barata IA, Gates D, Hargarten SW, Josephson EB, Kamat S, Kerr HD, McClain A) J Emerg Med 2012 Sep;43(3):523-31 PMID: 22633755 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84866097722 05/29/2012       63 Citations
  • Motor vehicle crashes associated with alcohol: child passenger injury and restraint use. (Schlotthauer AE, Guse CE, Brixey S, Corden TE, Hargarten SW, Layde PM) Am J Prev Med 2011 Mar;40(3):320-3 PMID: 21335263 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79951734638 02/22/2011       5 Citations
  • Communicating emerging infectious disease outbreaks to the public through local television news: public health officials as potential spokespeople. (Pribble JM, Fowler EF, Kamat SV, Wilkerson WM, Goldstein KM, Hargarten SW) Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2010 Oct;4(3):220-5 PMID: 21149218 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865147042 12/15/2010       3 Citations
  • Developing a global research agenda on violence and injury prevention: a modest proposal. (Villaveces A, Christiansen A, Hargarten SW) Inj Prev 2010 Jun;16(3):190-3 PMID: 20423903 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77955287851 04/29/2010       2 Citations
  • Historical parallel evolution of injury prevention and control science and emergency medicine. (Vaca FE, Sayegh R, Mello MJ, Hargarten SW) Acad Emerg Med 2009 Nov;16(11):1049-53 PMID: 20053221 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-73249135163 01/08/2010       2 Citations
  • Injury deaths of US citizens abroad: new data source, old travel problem. (Tonellato DJ, Guse CE, Hargarten SW) J Travel Med 2009 Sep-Oct;16(5):304-10 PMID: 19796099 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-70349238783 10/03/2009       37 Citations
  • The association of driver age with traffic injury severity in Wisconsin. (Hanrahan RB, Layde PM, Zhu S, Guse CE, Hargarten SW) Traffic Inj Prev 2009 Aug;10(4):361-7 PMID: 19593714 PMCID: PMC4890477 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-70349252284 07/14/2009       25 Citations
  • The burden of suicide in Wisconsin's older adult population. (Wanta BT, Schlotthauer AE, Guse CE, Hargarten SW) WMJ 2009 Apr;108(2):87-93 PMID: 19437934 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67449083110 05/15/2009       13 Citations
  • Before and after the trauma bay: the prevention of violent injury among youth. (Cunningham R, Knox L, Fein J, Harrison S, Frisch K, Walton M, Dicker R, Calhoun D, Becker M, Hargarten SW) Ann Emerg Med 2009 Apr;53(4):490-500 PMID: 19162376 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-62449196430 01/24/2009       92 Citations
  • Injury reporting on local TV news: a prime-time opportunity for prevention. (Pribble JM, Trowbridge MJ, Kamat SV, Fowler EF, Goldstein KM, Hargarten SW) Am J Prev Med 2008 May;34(5):420-3 PMID: 18407009 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-41749085765 04/15/2008       7 Citations
  • Fatal injuries of US citizens abroad. (Guse CE, Cortés LM, Hargarten SW, Hennes HM) J Travel Med 2007 Sep-Oct;14(5):279-87 PMID: 17883458 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34648816773 09/22/2007       37 Citations
  • Competency-based strategies for injury control and prevention curriculums in undergraduate medical education. (Phelan MB, Falimirski ME, Simpson DE, Czinner ML, Hargarten SW) Inj Prev 2007 Feb;13(1):6-9 PMID: 17296681 PMCID: PMC2610567 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33847304009 02/14/2007       10 Citations
  • Recommendations for water safety and drowning prevention for travelers. (Cortés LM, Hargarten SW, Hennes HM) J Travel Med 2006 Jan-Feb;13(1):21-34 PMID: 16412106 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33645303997 01/18/2006       29 Citations
  • Public health implications of carrying concealed weapons: have we thought this policy through? (Hargarten SW) WMJ 2005 Sep;104(7):19-20 PMID: 16294593 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-31444453133 11/22/2005       1 Citation
  • Incidence of sports and recreation related injuries resulting in hospitalization in Wisconsin in 2000. (Dempsey RL, Layde PM, Laud PW, Guse CE, Hargarten SW) Inj Prev 2005 Apr;11(2):91-6 PMID: 15805437 PMCID: PMC1730208 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-17744384492 04/05/2005       34 Citations
  • Wisconsin's violent death reporting system: monitoring and responding to Wisconsin's violent deaths. (Glysch RL, Hale LJ, Nie C, Hargarten SW, Katcher ML) WMJ 2005 Jan;104(1):17-9 PMID: 15779719 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-12844260844 03/23/2005       3 Citations
  • Injury: a disease that affects all of society. (Corden TE, Christiansen AL, Hargarten SW) WMJ 2005 Jan;104(1):9-11 PMID: 15779716 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-12844252577 03/23/2005    
  • The burden of suicide and homicide of Wisconsin's children and youth. (Shiffler T, Hargarten SW, Withers RL) WMJ 2005 Jan;104(1):62-7 PMID: 15779728 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-12844257558 03/23/2005       3 Citations
  • Unintentional and undetermined firearm related deaths: a preventable death analysis for three safety devices. (Vernick JS, O'Brien M, Hepburn LM, Johnson SB, Webster DW, Hargarten SW) Inj Prev 2003 Dec;9(4):307-11 PMID: 14693889 PMCID: PMC1731016 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-1542438468 12/25/2003       35 Citations
  • Effect of current federal regulations on handgun safety features. (Milne JS, Hargarten SW, Kellermann AL, Wintemute GJ) Ann Emerg Med 2003 Jan;41(1):1-9 PMID: 12514676 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037226916 01/07/2003       8 Citations
  • Missing the target: a comparison of buyback and fatality related guns. (Kuhn EM, Nie CL, O'Brien ME, Withers RL, Wintemute GJ, Hargarten SW) Inj Prev 2002 Jun;8(2):143-6 PMID: 12120834 PMCID: PMC1730846 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036598549 07/18/2002       10 Citations
  • Patient safety efforts should focus on medical injuries. (Layde PM, Cortes LM, Teret SP, Brasel KJ, Kuhn EM, Mercy JA, Hargarten SW) JAMA 2002 Apr 17;287(15):1993-7 PMID: 11960544 04/19/2002    
  • Landmines: not just another travel risk. (Hargarten SW, Cortes LM) J Travel Med 2001 Sep-Oct;8(5):229-31 PMID: 11703904 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034783263 11/13/2001       2 Citations
  • Docs and cops: a collaborating or colliding partnership? (Hargarten SW, Waeckerle JF) Ann Emerg Med 2001 Oct;38(4):438-40 PMID: 11574801 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034798544 09/28/2001       5 Citations
  • Preventive care in the emergency department: a systematic literature review on emergency department-based interventions that address smoke detectors in the home. (Maas Cortes L, Hargarten SW) Acad Emerg Med 2001 Sep;8(9):925-9 PMID: 11535488 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034848653 09/06/2001       4 Citations
  • Three shots, two dead, five errors, one gun: a recipe for prevention? (Hargarten SW) Ann Emerg Med 2001 Mar;37(3):340-1 PMID: 11223772 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-17744388102 02/27/2001       2 Citations
  • Public health: a successful paradigm applied to firearm injuries. (Withers RL, Mercy JA, Hargarten SW) WMJ 2000 Jan-Feb;99(1):48-9 PMID: 10752385 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034127728 02/07/2001       3 Citations
  • National estimates of non-fatal firearm related injuries other than gunshot wounds. (Hootman JM, Annest JL, Mercy JA, Ryan GW, Hargarten SW) Inj Prev 2000 Dec;6(4):268-74 PMID: 11144625 PMCID: PMC1730658 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034545787 01/06/2001       12 Citations
  • Suicide guns: why collect this information? (Hargarten SW, Kuhn EM, Mercy JA, Withers RL, Nie CL, O'Brien ME) Inj Prev 2000 Dec;6(4):245-6 PMID: 11144620 PMCID: PMC1730662 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034543436 01/06/2001    
  • "I didn't know the gun was loaded": an examination of two safety devices that can reduce the risk of unintentional firearm injuries. (Vernick JS, Meisel ZF, Teret SP, Milne JS, Hargarten SW) J Public Health Policy 1999;20(4):427-40 PMID: 10643169 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033399056 01/22/2000       26 Citations
  • The availability of extrinsic handgun locking devices in a defined metro area. (Milne JS, Hargarten SW) WMJ 1999 Nov;98(7):25-8 PMID: 10638289 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032794477 01/19/2000       1 Citation
  • Handgun safety features: a review for physicians. (Milne JS, Hargarten SW) J Trauma 1999 Jul;47(1):145-50 PMID: 10421201 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032779456 07/27/1999       11 Citations
  • Alcohol-related injuries: Do we really need more proof? (Hargarten SW) Ann Emerg Med 1999 Jun;33(6):699-701 PMID: 10339686 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032986535 05/26/1999       6 Citations
  • Strengthening emergency medicine in Poland: a training and partnership model. (Wolff M, Pirrallo RG, Hargarten SW) Acad Emerg Med 1998 Dec;5(12):1187-92 PMID: 9864132 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031790646 12/24/1998       5 Citations
  • Alcohol-related research and advocacy: much to do, many places to do it! (Hargarten SW) Ann Emerg Med 1998 May;31(5):638-9 PMID: 9581149 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031959019 05/15/1998    
  • Prevention of firearm-related injuries and deaths among youth. A product-oriented approach. (Freed LH, Vernick JS, Hargarten SW) Pediatr Clin North Am 1998 Apr;45(2):427-38 PMID: 9568021 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031950283 05/06/1998       24 Citations
  • Emergency medicine and injury control research: past, present, and future. (Hargarten SW, Olson L, Sklar D) Acad Emerg Med 1997 Apr;4(4):243-4 PMID: 9107319 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031116653 04/01/1997       4 Citations
  • Dynamic analysis of penetrating trauma. (Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Kumaresan S, Maiman DJ, Hargarten SW) J Trauma 1997 Feb;42(2):266-72 PMID: 9042879 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031058896 02/01/1997       33 Citations
  • Alcohol use among injured patients aged 12 to 18 years. (Mannenbach MS, Hargarten SW, Phelan MB) Acad Emerg Med 1997 Jan;4(1):40-4 PMID: 9110010 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031013513 01/01/1997       26 Citations
  • Wisconsin firearm injury surveillance system development: a comparison of medical examiner/coroner data. (Tymus TA, O'Brien ME, Hargarten SW) Wis Med J 1996 May;95(5):277-82 PMID: 8936029 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029976777 05/01/1996       4 Citations
  • Comparison between emergency department and inpatient E-codes. (Rubens AJ, Hargarten SW, Oleckno WA) Acad Emerg Med 1996 Apr;3(4):385-6 PMID: 8881551 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030115438 04/01/1996    
  • So, just do it...go upstream. (Hargarten SW) Acad Emerg Med 1996 Apr;3(4):293-4 PMID: 8881534 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030114699 04/01/1996       1 Citation
  • Travel of U.S. Citizens after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. (Hargarten SW, Anderson AJ, Walker J, Barboriak JJ) J Travel Med 1996 Mar 01;3(1):7-10 PMID: 9815414 03/01/1996    
  • Characteristics of firearms involved in fatalities. (Hargarten SW, Karlson TA, O'Brien M, Hancock J, Quebbeman E) JAMA 1996 Jan 03;275(1):42-5 PMID: 8531285 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030021245 01/03/1996       75 Citations
  • Analysis of an international emergency medical service train-the-trainer program. (Pirrallo RG, Wolff M, Simpson DE, Hargarten SW) Ann Emerg Med 1995 May;25(5):656-9 PMID: 7741344 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028923627 05/01/1995       20 Citations
  • Ligamentous injuries of the wrist. (Meldon SW, Hargarten SW) J Emerg Med 1995 Mar-Apr;13(2):217-25 PMID: 7775794 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028958891 03/01/1995       13 Citations
  • Death after discharge from the emergency department. (Kefer MP, Hargarten SW, Jentzen J) Ann Emerg Med 1994 Dec;24(6):1102-7 PMID: 7978591 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028091587 12/01/1994       26 Citations
  • Emergency airway management in hanging victims. (Aufderheide TP, Aprahamian C, Mateer JR, Rudnick E, Manchester EM, Lawrence SW, Olson DW, Hargarten SW) Ann Emerg Med 1994 Nov;24(5):879-84 PMID: 7978561 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028006908 11/01/1994       41 Citations
  • Motor vehicle crashes and seat belts: a study of emergency physician procedures, charges, and documentation. (Hargarten SW, Karlson T) Ann Emerg Med 1994 Nov;24(5):857-60 PMID: 7978558 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028116369 11/01/1994       8 Citations
  • Emergency department surveillance: an examination of issues and a proposal for a national strategy. (Garrison HG, Runyan CW, Tintinalli JE, Barber CW, Bordley WC, Hargarten SW, Pollock DA, Weiss HB) Ann Emerg Med 1994 Nov;24(5):849-56 PMID: 7978557 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028053568 11/01/1994       36 Citations
  • Trends in motor vehicle and firearm deaths in Wisconsin: an analysis for examining prevention strategies. (Hargarten SW, O'Brien M) Wis Med J 1994 Oct;93(10):521-4 PMID: 7810161 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0027970709 10/01/1994       8 Citations
  • Motorboat propeller injuries in Wisconsin: enumeration and prevention. (Hargarten SW, Karlson T, Vernick JS, Aprahamian C) J Trauma 1994 Aug;37(2):187-90 PMID: 8064913 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028070124 08/01/1994       13 Citations
  • A public health approach to emergency medicine: preparing for the twenty-first century. (Bernstein E, Goldfrank LR, Kellerman AL, Hargarten SW, Jui J, Fish SS, Herbert BH, Flores C, Caravati ME, Krishel S) Acad Emerg Med 1994 May-Jun;1(3):277-86 PMID: 7621210 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028441191 05/01/1994       73 Citations
  • Injury control. (Hargarten SW) Acad Emerg Med 1994 Mar-Apr;1(2):168-71 PMID: 7621178 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028402155 03/01/1994    
  • Injury Prevention: A Crucial Aspect of Travel Medicine. (Hargarten SW) J Travel Med 1994 Mar 01;1(1):48-50 PMID: 9815307 03/01/1994    
  • Fatal childhood injury patterns in an urban setting. (Weesner CL, Hargarten SW, Aprahamian C, Nelson DR) Ann Emerg Med 1994 Feb;23(2):231-6 PMID: 8304604 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0028008774 02/01/1994       13 Citations
  • The problem of atlanto-occipital dislocation. (Hargarten SW) J Emerg Med 1993 Nov-Dec;11(6):760-1 PMID: 8157920 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0027696924 11/01/1993    
  • Emergency air medical transport of U.S.-citizen tourists: 1988 to 1990. (Hargarten SW, Bouc GT) Air Med J 1993 Oct;12(10):398-402 PMID: 10129574 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0027686120 09/05/1993       26 Citations
  • Injury control. A crucial aspect of emergency medicine. (Hargarten SW, Karlson T) Emerg Med Clin North Am 1993 Feb;11(1):255-62 PMID: 8432253 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0027477633 02/01/1993       18 Citations
  • Volar metacarpal phalangeal joint dislocation: a rare and often missed injury. (Hargarten SW, Hanel DP) Ann Emerg Med 1992 Sep;21(9):1157-9 PMID: 1514734 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026781546 09/01/1992       6 Citations
  • Another drug-related death. (Walker B, Hargarten SW) J Emerg Med 1992 Sep-Oct;10(5):649-50 PMID: 1401873 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026732742 09/01/1992    
  • Cancer presentation in the emergency department: a failure of primary care. (Hargarten SW, Richards MJ, Anderson AJ) Am J Emerg Med 1992 Jul;10(4):290-3 PMID: 1616514 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026780757 07/01/1992       29 Citations
  • Predictive value of psychological screening in acute hand injuries. (Grunert BK, Hargarten SW, Matloub HS, Sanger JR, Hanel DP, Yousif NJ) J Hand Surg Am 1992 Mar;17(2):196-9 PMID: 1564260 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026545552 03/01/1992       27 Citations
  • The uncounted dead--American civilians dying overseas. (Baker TD, Hargarten SW, Guptill KS) Public Health Rep 1992 Mar-Apr;107(2):155-9 PMID: 1561296 PMCID: PMC1403624 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026653013 03/01/1992       49 Citations
  • Calcium pretreatment to prevent verapamil-induced hypotension in patients with SVT. (Jameson SJ, Hargarten SW) Ann Emerg Med 1992 Jan;21(1):68 PMID: 1539892 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026792343 01/01/1992       6 Citations
  • Inhalation of a coin and a capsule from metered-dose inhalers. (Schultz CH, Hargarten SW, Babbitt J) N Engl J Med 1991 Aug 08;325(6):431-2 PMID: 2062340 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026041993 08/08/1991       7 Citations
  • Overseas fatalities of United States citizen travelers: an analysis of deaths related to international travel. (Hargarten SW, Baker TD, Guptill K) Ann Emerg Med 1991 Jun;20(6):622-6 PMID: 2039100 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025806298 06/01/1991       147 Citations
  • Malaria in Wisconsin 1981-1989: a review of cases and update on chemoprophylaxis. (Hargarten SW, McKinney WP) Wis Med J 1991 May;90(5):215-7 PMID: 1897236 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026319465 05/01/1991    
  • All-terrain vehicle mortality in Wisconsin: a case study in injury control. (Hargarten SW) Am J Emerg Med 1991 Mar;9(2):149-52 PMID: 1994943 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025872828 03/01/1991       30 Citations
  • American travel deaths in Mexico. Causes and prevention strategies. (Guptill KS, Hargarten SW, Baker TD) West J Med 1991 Feb;154(2):169-71 PMID: 2006562 PMCID: PMC1002706 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0026024351 02/01/1991       46 Citations
  • Injury prevention curriculum. (Hargarten SW) J Emerg Med 1988 May-Jun;6(3):248 PMID: 3171125 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0024003567 05/01/1988       1 Citation
  • Fatalities in the Peace Corps. A retrospective study: 1962 through 1983. (Hargarten SW, Baker SP) JAMA 1985 Sep 13;254(10):1326-9 PMID: 4021010 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0022004756 09/13/1985       51 Citations
  • Last update: 09/15/2017
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