Il diagramma O2-CO2: una rivoluzione in fisiologia respiratoria
The O2-CO2 diagram: a revolution in respiration physiology

published in July - December 2018 - pH - issue n.2
Guido Ferretti

This article is a short account of a scientific revolution, in the sense meant by Thomas Kuhn (Kuhn, 1970). It tells the story of the O2-CO2 diagram, one of the most remarkable achievements in respiration physiology in the decade following the entrance of the United States in World War II.