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What the Experts Say About Managing MRSA: Stage 1

What the Experts Say About Managing MRSA: Stage 1

Prevention

Of course, no coach, trainer, or athletic director can be expected to know about every potential health problem for athletes. But MRSA has been a common enough problem to attract the notice of professional groups such as the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). Basic information about the infection is available from the NATA and the Centers for Disease Control. Phillips might be able to raise the issue in a non-argumentative way by pointing Morgan to these resources:

NATA Guidelines on the Prevention of Skin Diseases in Athletes

Centers for Disease Control Advice for Coaches on MRSA

Stage 1: Prevention

Stage 2: A Single Case

More Resources on Ethics and MRSA

Dec 1, 2010