Physiological versus pharmacological decongestion of the nose in healthy human subjects.

@article{Flanagan1998PhysiologicalVP,
  title={Physiological versus pharmacological decongestion of the nose in healthy human subjects.},
  author={Patrice Flanagan and Ronald Eccles},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={1998},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={110-3}
}
In the present study we were interested to determine whether the maximum unilateral nasal airflow associated with the nasal cycle (Fmax physiol) was equivalent to the maximum unilateral nasal airflow that could be achieved by the application of a topical nasal decongestant (Fmax pharmacol). Eight healthy subjects (three male and five female, aged between 19-28 years) were recruited for this study. Unilateral nasal airflow was measured using posterior rhinomanometry at the inspiratory reference… CONTINUE READING