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Logical and practical in approach, this new book addresses the frontline of research and clinical advances involving allergic and nonallergic rhinitis in adults and children-discussing the definition, classification, etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of chronic rhinitis, as well as potential treatment strategies while considering the patient's perspective throughout.
Contains specialized chapters on nasal polyp formation, the connection between upper and lower airways, and the rhinitis-otitis relationship!
Generously referenced and illustrated with quality drawings, photographs, and micrographs-over 45 in color-to elucidate important concepts in the material, Rhinitis outlines effective assessment and treatment plans by offering focused and comprehensive coverage on
patient history, including allergies and food intolerance
quality of life
standard diagnostic techniques from skin tests, serology (RASTs), and computerized tomography to novel methods in cytology, endoscopy, and nasal imaging
antigens and immunotherapy