Rhinitis, An Issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455711055

Rhinitis, An Issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics, Volume 31-3

1st Edition

Authors: Michael Kaliner
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455711055
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th July 2011
Page Count: 224

Description

This issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America brings the clinician up to date on essential topics in rhinitis, including the following.  The primary clinical symptoms and their causes are defined.  The wide range of current treatments are discussed, including the use of antihistamines, nasal corticosteroids, anticholinergics, decongestants, cromolyn, guafenesin, saline washes, capsaicin, and leukotriene antagonists.  The efficacy of allergy avoidance is discussed.  The future treatment of rhinitis is also explored.  The current understanding of the pathophysiology of allergic rhinitis is covered.  The definition, clinical characteristics, and diagnosis of nonallergic rhinopathy are also covered.  Causes of rhinitis are presented, including causes of mixed, gustatory, viral, hormonal, pregnancy-related rhinitis medicamentosa; and senile rhinitis.  A discussion and comparison of subcutaneous versus sublingual immunotherapy is also explored.


Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455711055

About the Authors

Michael Kaliner Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute For Asthma & Allergy