M. Korpela

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BACKGROUND Asbestos has been shown to cause chromosomal damage and DNA aberrations. Exposure to asbestos causes many lung diseases e.g. asbestosis, malignant mesothelioma, and lung cancer, but the disease-related processes are still largely unknown. We exposed the human cell lines A549, Beas-2B and Met5A to crocidolite asbestos and determined time-dependent(More)
OBJECTIVES Interoperability of applications in health care is faced with various needs by patients, health professionals, organizations and policy makers. A combination of existing and new applications is a necessity. Hospitals are in a position to drive many integration solutions, but need approaches which combine local, regional and national requirements(More)
M/Kernel based legacy systems in Finnish hospitals are a great asset, but their architecture and user interfaces are outdated. In this paper we present three strategies for rejuvenating the systems, and recommend two of them, depending on the transitional objectives. The study shows that rejuvenation is a feasible alternative for the development of brand(More)
DEDICATION This dissertation is dedicated to the Glory of God and to my mother, Adeogun Anike Okunoye, a typical woman of Africa, for her love, sacrifice, support and prayer. Mum, Those who trust in the LORD Are like Mount Zion, Which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, So the LORD surrounds His people From this time(More)
BACKGROUND Daily activities within a health care organisation are mediated by information communication processes (ICP) involving multiple health care professionals at different levels of care. Effective perinatal management requires critical information to be accurately communicated. If there is a breakdown in this communication patient safety is at risk(More)
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