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Neonatology at a Glance, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-4051-9951-3
200 pages
February 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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The at a Glance series is popular among medical students, residents, junior doctors and health professionals for its concise and clear approach and excellent illustrations.

Each topic is concisely covered in a double-page spread with color summary diagrams accompanied by explanatory text. Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory subject texts or for revision purposes, and are useful throughout medical and nursing training and beyond.

Everything you need to know about Neonatology... at a Glance!

Written by leading international experts, this accessible overview provides need-to-know information on perinatal medicine, the normal newborn infant, preterm infants and neonatal problems encountered in Intensive Care Units, and their management.

Neonatology at a Glance:

  • Provides coverage of the important conditions you will encounter
  • Addresses ethical issues, the death of an infant, quality assurance and evidence-based medicine
  • Includes invaluable advice on practical procedures, in text and diagrammatic form
  • Has been updated to reflect current practice in both the UK and US

Neonatology at a Glance is the perfect guide for all health professionals looking after newborn infants, including paediatric trainees, medical students, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses, therapists and midwives. For neonatologists, pediatricians and nurse tutors it is a valuable resource to assist with teaching.

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The Author xi Introduction xiii PART ONE The Chairs Role and Career Path 1. In the Trenches 3 2. Preparing for the Chairs Role 14 3. Assessing What Kind of Department Chair You Are 23 4. Serving as an Untenured Department Chair 34 5. Coexisting with a Former Chair 41 6. Creating a Career Plan 49 7. Returning to the Faculty 58 8. Seeking Higher Administrative Positions 66 9. A Scenario Analysis on the Chairs Role and Career Path 75 PART TWO Departmental Management and Politics 10. Understanding Departmental Ethics and Politics 85 11. Chairing Small Departments 92 12. Chairing Large Departments 99 13. Setting Course Rotations and Schedules 108 14. Making Decisions 114 15. Setting Annual Themes 124 16. Creating Departmental Centers for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 132 17. A Scenario Analysis on Departmental Management and Politics 142 PART THREE The Chairs Role in Searches, Hiring, and Firing 18. Writing Job Descriptions and Position Announcements 157 19. Understanding the Chairs Role in the Search Process 168 20. Interviewing Candidates 176 21. Letting Someone Go 188 22. A Scenario Analysis on Hiring and Firing 196 PART FOUR Mentoring Challenges and Opportunities for Department Chairs 23. Helping Faculty Members Sharpen Their Focus 205 24. Coaching Faculty Members to Increase Productivity 211 25. Promoting a More Collegial Department 217 26. Coping with Passive-Aggressive Behavior 224 27. Resolving Chronic Complaints 231 28. Addressing Staff Conflicts 240 29. Overcoming Conflicts 247 30. A Scenario Analysis onMentoring Challenges 257 PART FIVE The Chairs Role in Faculty Development 31. Facilitating a Positive First-Year Faculty Experience 267 32. Coaching Faculty in Writing Effective Resumes 274 33. Creating an Effective Professional Development Plan 279 34. Creating an Effective Teaching Portfolio 290 35. Creating an Effective Course Syllabus 302 36. Promoting Creativity in Teaching and Learning 309 37. A Scenario Analysis on Faculty Development 317 PART SIX Best Practices in Evaluation and Assessment 38. Creating Written Evaluations 327 39. Conducting Oral Evaluation Sessions 337 40. Writing Letters of Recommendation 343 41. Doing Assessment Effectively 352 42. Conducting Program Reviews 364 43. Conducting Posttenure Reviews 380 44. A Scenario Analysis on Evaluation and Assessment 389 PART SEVEN Essentials of Budgeting and Planning 45. Strategic Planning 401 46. Planning a Budget 411 47. Implementing a Budget 418 48. Fundraising 425 49. Accounting for Sponsored Research 440 50. A Scenario Analysis on Strategic Budgeting and Planning 449 Epilogue: A Checklist for the Essential Department Chair 457 Index 463 TOCUpdater-Profile_28@1326755503925
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Dr Tom Lissauer is Hon Consultant Neonatologist, Imperial College Healthcare Trust, and Consultant Paediatric Programme Director at the Institute of Global Health, Imperial College, London

Dr Avroy A. Fanaroff is Eliza Henry Barnes Chair of Neonatology at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics and Reproductive Biology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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"It would be a useful complement to more in-depth information that paediatricians and neonatal nurses would provide to parents with a sick or preterm infant." (NZ College of Midwives magazine, 1 December 2011)
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