Nasal saline irrigation facilitates control of allergic rhinitis by topical steroid in children.

@article{Li2009NasalSI,
  title={Nasal saline irrigation facilitates control of allergic rhinitis by topical steroid in children.},
  author={Hua Li and Quan Sha and Kejun Zuo and Hongyan Jiang and Lei Cheng and Jianbo Shi and Geng Xu},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  year={2009},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={50-5}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to determine whether nasal saline irrigation improved the symptoms and signs of allergic rhinitis (AR) and whether nasal saline irrigation could be used as a complementary management of AR in children while less steroids were used. METHOD 26 children with AR were divided into three groups and were given nasal saline irrigation and/or topical steroid. Symptoms and signs of AR and mucociliary clearance (MCC) were evaluated, and concentration of soluble… CONTINUE READING