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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
It is important for clinicians to appreciate the association between upper and lower airway conditions and the part this association plays in asthma management