Progressive Management Strategies in the Treatment of Rhinitis
Author: Kaliner, Michael
Source: Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, Volume 24, Number 3, May-June 2003 , pp. 163-169(7)
Publisher: OceanSide Publications, Inc
Abstract:Although environmental controls and immunotherapy have important roles in the management of rhinitis, pharmacotherapy is the mainstay of most treatment programs. Before effective pharmacotherapy can be instituted, correct diagnosis is required. There are rhinitis subtypes (allergic, nonallergic, or mixed), which influence pharmacologic choices. Correct diagnosis is, for a large part, reliant on collection of a thorough patient history. After correct diagnosis, a progressive management program can be developed. The effectiveness of the treatment program is dependent on accurate identification of the role allergic and nonallergic causes of rhinitis.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: May 1, 2003
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