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Allergic Rhinitis in Adults and Children

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Term: 2007
Published: September 21, 2012
Revised: February 21, 2014

Allergic rhinitis, the most common form of rhinitis, affects 20-40 million people in the United States annually, including 10-30% of adults and up to 40% of children. This CME activity addresses the diagnosis and cost-effective treatment of allergic rhinitis in children and adults. The educational material provides useful summaries on practical aspects of care, including an algorithm for steps in diagnosis and treatment, alternative diagnoses to consider, advantages and disadvantages of pharmacologic and immunotherapy, and information on most types of pharmacologic therapy commonly used.

About the Creators

Team Leader

David A. DeGuzman, MD
General Medicine

Team Members

Catherine M. Bettcher, MD
Family Medicine

R. Van Harrison, PhD
Medical Education

Christine L. Holland,MD
Allergy

Cary E. Johnson, PharmD
Pharmacy

Sharon Kileny, MD
Pediatrics

Jeffrey Terrell, MD
Otolaryngology

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This Work, Allergic Rhinitis in Adults and Children, by David A. DeGuzman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs license.