Max E. Valentinuzzi (maxvalentinuzzi@ ieee.org) is a professor emeritus with the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina, and investigator emeritus with Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina. He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE.
The main objective of this column is to historically connect the pressure–volume diagram (PVD) of the heat mechanical engines and that of the heart
Music, along with its attached rhythm, has been with man for centuries, developing and evolving along with him. Its influence on human behavior and mood can reach levels whose limits are still unknown, especially in everything related to perception, where the whole nervous system is involved
In the theory of relativity, time dilation is a difference of elapsed time between two events as measured by observers either moving relative to each other or differently situated from gravitational fields. It means that astronauts return from space having aged less
My father was always studying, full of dedication and encouragement, my mother always pushed me to study, later on my wife, during our 55 years together, backed me up to study while she also kept studying
The objectives of medicine are to restore, maintain, and improve human health applying the biomedical sciences…
In Latin, spirare means to breathe, hence, spirometry deals with the measurement of breath, which is the most common way to evaluate pulmonary function. Volume or flow of inhaled or exhaled air is so quantified offering values that permit an assessment of respiratory performance in health and disease. Asthma, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, obstructive lung pathologies can be gauged in their respective stages. It is an old procedure, still in use, simple and inexpensive, but highly significant in health care.