Harold Lorin

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On December 3, 1984, a leak of methylisocyanate (MIC) from a chemical plant in Bhopal, India, affected 150,000 to 200,000 people. More than 10,000 people were severely injured and approximately 2,500 died. In this article a survey of symptoms, treatment, and rescue work is given. On the basis of this, we discuss ways to help reduce the effects of a major(More)
Kamedo is a Swedish Disaster Medicine study organization that sends observers to disaster areas anywhere in the world to study recent events, collect useful information, and identify problems relative to the practice of Disaster Medicine. The results of these investigations are published in the KAMEDO Reports, and the English versions will be published in(More)
of distributed systems, design processes associated with the distribution of processing, and the conditions under which benefits accrue. The essay concentrates on some of the major benefits expected from distributed systems so as to provide a context in which to judge particular designs and their benejits. Among the judgment-informing considerations are the(More)
In this paper, we restrict the word sorting to mean the ordering of data by a digital computer. Given a collection of data entries and an ordering key, various processes can be invoked to arrange the entries into a desired order. The order is commonly an ascending or descending numerical or alphabetic sequence, but other orders are possible. At one time,(More)
Kamedo (Organizing Committee for Disaster Medicine Studies) has for over 30 years compiled information on disasters in Sweden and abroad, analysed the data and published the results. The Kamedo reports supply knowledge and experience in the field of disaster medicine and form a basis for disaster medicine planning, education and research. Over 60 reports(More)