The goal of this program is to update nurses’ knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of allergic rhinitis, and its implications for related comorbid allergic airway disease. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Explain the difference between early- and late-phase allergic responses.
- List five categories of questions for obtaining a patient history relevant to allergic rhinitis.
- Discuss the first-line treatment regimen for allergic rhinitis.