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Table 2 Rhinitis in asthma: guidelines

From: Allergic respiratory disease (ARD), setting forth the basics: proposals of an expert consensus report

Guideline Author, year Chapter Diagnostic or therapeutic considerations
GEMA 4.0 [7], Spanish Guideline on the Management of Asthma Executive Committee of the GEMA, 2015 6. Rhinitis and nasal polyposis Treatment of rhinitis is indicated in the treatment of asthma
Inter-relationships between treatments (anti-leukotrienes, intranasal corticosteroids, immunotherapy) and epidemiological aspects are addressed
GINA 2016, Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention [8] 2016 GINA Report Part D. Managing asthma with comorbidities and in special populations
Rhinitis, sinusitis and nasal polyps
Refers to ARIA
British guideline on the Management of Asthma [9] British Thoracic Society, 2014 No Studies confirm that atopic dermatitis and atopic rhinitis are amongst the factors most strongly associated with asthma persisting into teenage years
NAEPP [10], National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report 3, 2007 Section 3, Component 3: Control of Environmental Factors and Comorbid Conditions That Affect Asthma
Comorbid conditions
Rhinitis/sinusitis
It is important for clinicians to appreciate the association between upper and lower airway conditions and the part this association plays in asthma management