COVID-19: TREATING RESPIRATORY MUSCLE WEAKNESS, A DISCUSSION WITH PULMONOLOGIST, Dr. Sigfredo Aldarondo
Listen in to a conversation with pulmonologist Dr. Sigfredo Aldarondo as we discuss clinical concerns surrounding the treatment of those with recent COVID-19 infection. Dr. Aldarondo provides reassurance and guidance to healthcare clinicians charged with restoring the health and function of those suffering significant weakness. Join us as we discuss respiratory muscle weakness as a result of COVID-19 , when it’s safe to initiate treatment, considerations during implementation of intervention strategies and the various disciplines that may be involved.
MEET THE EXPERTS
Dr. Sigfredo Aldarondo
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Sigfredo Aldarondo graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been practicing in Pulmonology for the last 34 years. He also served our country as a Lt Col in the US Army Reserves, Medical Corp. He is recognized as one of the top physicians in his field and is an associate professor at the University of Central FL’ s School of Medicine. He currently practices out of Winter Park FL and is also the Medical Director of Respiratory Care for Advent Health. Dr. Aldarondo serves as PN Medical’ s Chief Medical Officer.
Christy Tagye, OTR/L
Chief Operations Officer
Christy Tagye is an occupational therapist and serves as Chief Operations Officer with PN Medical. She has worked in rehabilitation for over 25 years with focus on teaching and training a wide range of healthcare clinicians clinical skills including dementia management, vestibular rehab, urinary incontinence, medically complex, driver rehabilitation, and more. Christy ’ s operational leadership includes a background in a variety of settings from rehabilitation to behavioral and correctional health care.
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