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Stephen Arnoff

Richard A. Harrigan, MD

 

Professor, Emergency Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-5034

Email: richard.harrigan@tuhs.temple.edu

 

Department of Emergency Medicine

 

Educational Background:

 

Undergraduate degree, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 1979

 

MA Psychology, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT, 1983

 

MD, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1987

 

Residency, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1990

 

Internship, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1988

 

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clinical Interests:

  • Electrocardiography applications in emergency medicine
  • Anaphylaxis management
  • Rabies

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board certification(s):

 
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, 1988
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1990
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1997

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professional affiliations:

  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (member), 1993 to present
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine (fellow), 1998 to present

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research interests:

  • Electrocardiography applications in Emergency Medicine
  • Anaphylaxis management
  • Rabies
  • Hypertension issues in emergency medicine

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selected publications:

 

Book Chapters:

 

Brady WJ, Harrigan RA. Bradycardia and atrioventricular conduction block. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 1998; 16:361-388.

 

Harrigan RA, Brady WJ. Antipsychotics. In: Tintinalli JE, Kelen GD, Stapczynski JS, (eds). Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide (5th edition). New York. McGraw-Hill, 2000, 1085-1088.

 

Brady WJ, Harrigan RA. Hypoglycemia. In: Tintinalli JE, Kelen GD, Stapczynski JS, (eds). Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide (5th edition). New York. McGraw-Hill, 2000, 1327-1329.

 

Shannon A, Harrigan RA. General Pharmacologic Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. 2001; 19:417-432.

 

Brady WF, Harrigan RA. Diagnosis and Management of Bradycardia and Atrioventricular Block Associated with Acute Coronary Ischemia. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. 2001; 19:371-384.

 

Harrigan RA, Brady WJ. Antipsychotics. In: Tintinalli JE, Kelen GD, Stapczynski JS, (eds). Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide (6th edition). New York. McGraw-Hill, 2003, 1044-1047.

 

Brady WJ, Harrigan RA. Hypoglycemia. In: Tintinalli JE, Kelen GD, Stapczynski JS, (eds). Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide (6th edition). New York. McGraw-Hill, 2003; 1283-1286.

 

Harrigan RA, Chan TC, Brady WJ. Basic electrocardiographic techniques. In: Roberts JR, Hedges JR (eds). Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine (fourth edition). Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2003;270-282.

 

Harrigan RA, McNeil BK. Pneumothorax. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005;300-302.

 

Isaacs L, Harrigan RA. Atrioventricular dissociation. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005;146-148.

 

Brady WJ, Harrigan RA. Atrioventricular block. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005; 85-88.

 

Harrigan RA. Tricyclic antidepressant agents. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005; 272-273.

 

Harrigan RA. Dysrhythmias at normal rates. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005; 31-35.

 

Harrigan RA. Abnormal axis. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005 ;46-47.

 

Harrigan RA. QRS complex. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005; 56-59.

 

Harrigan RA. QT interval. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005; 70-71.

 

Harrigan RA. Electrode misconnection, misplacement, and artifact. In: Harrigan RA, Brady WJ, Chan TC (eds). The ECG in Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2006; 227-236.

 

Brady WJ, Harrigan RH, Chan TC. Acute ischemic coronary syndromes. In: Marx JA, Hockberger RS, Walls RM (eds). Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice (sixth edition). Philadelphia, Mosby, in press.

 

Harrigan RA, DeAngelis M. Pitfalls in the diagnosis of chest pain. In: Mattu A, Goyal D (eds). Emergency Medicine: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Improving Patient Outcomes. British Medical Journal / Blackwell; publication expected Summer 2007.

 

Harrigan RA. Intraventricular conduction abnormalities. In: Mattu A, Barish R, Tabas J (eds). Electrocardiography in Emergency Medicine; American College of Emergency Physicians; publication expected October 2007.

 

Books:

 

Kauffman FH, Harrigan RA (eds). Updates in Trauma (volume 4). Atlanta, American Health Consultants, 1993.

 

Brady WJ, Harrigan RA (eds). Diagnosis and Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. Philadelphia. W.B. Saunders, 2001 (Vol 19, May).

 

Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P (eds). ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. 1st ed. Philadelphia, Elsevier Mosby, 2005.

 

Harrigan RA, Brady WJ, Chan TC. (eds). The ECG in Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. Philadelphia. Elsevier, 2006 (Vol 24, February).

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Articles:

 

Harrigan RA. Nonsedating antihistamines’ fatal flaw. Emergency Medicine Alert 1994; 1:45-47.

 

Harrigan RA. Rewarming strategies in hypothermia. Emergency Medicine Alert 1995; 1:69-71.

 

Harrigan RA. Recognizing and treating digoxin toxicity. Emergency Medicine Alert 1996; 3:4-7.

 

Harrigan RA. Hydrogen sulfide poisoning. Emergency Medicine Alert 1997; 4:5-7.

 

Harrigan RA. Bacterial causes of diarrhea. Emergency Medicine Alert 1998; 5:4-7.

 

Harrigan RA. Update: Rabies 1999. Emergency Medicine Alert 1999; 5:77-79.

 

Harrigan RA. The new fluoroquinolones. Emergency Medicine Alert 2000; 7:4-6.

 

Harrigan RA. Treatment of refractory sulfonylurea-induced hypoglycemia: Beyond glucose. Emergency Medicine Alert 2001; 10:77-79.

 

Harrigan RA. Digoxin effect on the electrocardiogram. Emergency Medicine Alert 2001; 8:21-23.

 

Harrigan RA. Popliteal (Baker’s) cyst. Emergency Medicine Alert 2002; 9:21-23.

 

Harrigan RA. Pharmacology update: Atypical antipsychotics. Emergency Medicine Alert 2003;9:93-94.

 

Harrigan RA. Electrocardiographic electrode reversal. Emergency Medicine Alert 2004;9:92-95.

 

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PUBMED PUBLICATIONS :


Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

24074525. Harrigan RA, Garg M, An interesting cause of wide complex tachycardia: Ashman's phenomenon in atrial fibrillation. J Emerg Med 45:6(835-41)2013 Dec

24055283. Harrigan RA, New-onset variable width tachycardia. J Emerg Med 46:1(77-9)2014 Jan

22929906. Harrigan RA, Chan TC, Brady WJ, Electrocardiographic electrode misplacement, misconnection, and artifact. J Emerg Med 43:6(1038-44)2012 Dec

22621938. Repanshek ZD, Ufberg JW, Vilke GM, Chan TC, Harrigan RA, Alternative treatments of pneumothorax. J Emerg Med 44:2(457-66)2013 Feb

17239740. Harrigan RA, Chan TC, Moonblatt S, Vilke GM, Ufberg JW, Temporary transvenous pacemaker placement in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med 32:1(105-11)2007 Jan

17046484. Chappell S, Vilke GM, Chan TC, Harrigan RA, Ufberg JW, Peripheral venous cutdown. J Emerg Med 31:4(411-6)2006 Nov

16492489. Karras DJ, Kruus LK, Cienki JJ, Wald MM, Chiang WK, Shayne P, Ufberg JW, Harrigan RA, Wald DA, Heilpern KL, Evaluation and treatment of patients with severely elevated blood pressure in academic emergency departments: a multicenter study. Ann Emerg Med 47:3(230-6)2006 Mar

16308122. Harrigan RA, Electrode misconnection, misplacement, and artifact. Emerg Med Clin North Am 24:1(227-35, viii)2006 Feb

16141017. Karras DJ, Ufberg JW, Heilpern KL, Cienki JJ, Chiang WK, Wald MM, Harrigan RA, Wald DA, Shayne P, Gaughan J, Kruus LK, Elevated blood pressure in urban emergency department patients. Acad Emerg Med 12:9(835-43)2005 Sep

15765324. Karras DJ, Ufberg JW, Harrigan RA, Wald DA, Botros MS, McNamara RM, Lack of relationship between hypertension-associated symptoms and blood pressure in hypertensive ED patients. Am J Emerg Med 23:2(106-10)2005 Mar

15666269. Ufberg J, Harrigan RA, Cruz T, Perron AD, Orthopedic pitfalls in the ED: Achilles tendon rupture. Am J Emerg Med 22:7(596-600)2004 Nov

15388222. Ufberg JW, Vilke GM, Chan TC, Harrigan RA, Anterior shoulder dislocations: beyond traction-countertraction. J Emerg Med 27:3(301-6)2004 Oct

15219309. Ufberg J, Harrigan RA, Wittenberg AJ, Acute myocardial infarction complicated by a ventricular paced rhythm. J Emerg Med 27:1(81-3)2004 Jul

12865112. Harrigan RA, Pollack ML, Chan TC, Electrocardiographic manifestations: bundle branch blocks and fascicular blocks. J Emerg Med 25:1(67-77)2003 Jul

11423816. Harrigan RA, Nathan MS, Beattie P, Oral agents for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: pharmacology, toxicity, and treatment. Ann Emerg Med 38:1(68-78)2001 Jul

11373987. Shannon AW, Harrigan RA, General pharmacologic treatment of acute myocardial infarction. Emerg Med Clin North Am 19:2(417-31)2001 May

11326350. Harrigan RA, Perron AD, Brady WJ, Atrioventricular dissociation. Am J Emerg Med 19:3(218-22)2001 May

10452441. Harrigan RA, Brady WJ, ECG abnormalities in tricyclic antidepressant ingestion. Am J Emerg Med 17:4(387-93)1999 Jul

8765116. Karras DJ, Farrell SE, Harrigan RA, Henretig FM, Gealt L, Poisoning from "Spanish fly" (cantharidin). Am J Emerg Med 14:5(478-83)1996 Sep

8782021. Harrigan RA, Kauffman FH, Postexposure rabies prophylaxis in an urban emergency department. J Emerg Med 14:3(287-92)1996 May-Jun

7594368. Harrigan RA, Kauffman FH, Love MB, Tuberculous psoas abscess. J Emerg Med 13:4(493-8)1995 Jul-Aug

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