[Summary of the practice guideline 'allergic and non-allergic rhinitis' (first revision) from the Dutch College of General Practitioners]
SourceNederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 151, 41, (2007), pp. 2261-2265
Article / Letter to editor
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Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
SubjectEBP 3: Effective Primary Care and Public Health; NCEBP 7: Effective primary care and public health
The practice guideline 'Allergic and non-allergic rhinitis' of the Dutch College ofGeneral Practitioners has been revised based on developments that have occurred in recent years. The most important modifications are: Impermeable covers for beddings are advised only for patients with serious complaints despite the use of medication and other mite-avoidance measures, and patients with allergic rhinitis with asthma. The indication for the use ofa corticosteroid nasal spray is broadened. There is more evidence for the efficacy ofa nasal spray with antihistamines. The indication for cromoglycate has been restricted. Two major unsolved points of discussion concerned the effectiveness of sublingual immunotherapy and the link between asthma and allergic rhinitis.
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