Rhinitis Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for the common cold and acute purulent rhinitis


Kenealy T, Arroll B

OBJECTIVES: To determine the efficacy of antibiotics compared with placebo for reducing general and specific nasopharyngeal symptoms of acute upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) (common colds). To determine if antibiotics have any influence on the tcomes for acute purulent rhinitis and acute clear rhinitis lasting less than 10 days before the intervention. To determine whether there are significant adverse outcomes associated with antibiotic therapy for participants with a clinical diagnosis of acute URTI or acute purulent rhinitis.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Saline nasal irrigation for acute upper respiratory tract infections


Kassel JC, King D, Spurling GK.

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy of saline nasal irrigation in treating the symptoms of acute URTIs.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Intranasal corticosteroids for asthma control in people with coexisting asthma and rhinitis


Taramarcaz P, Gibson PG.

Objectives: To assess the efficacy of intranasal corticosteroids on asthma outcomes in people with rhinitis and asthma.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Nasal saline irrigations for the symptoms of chronic Sinusitis


Harvey R, Hannan SA, Badia L, Scadding G

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of topical saline in the management of chronic Sinusitis.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Antihistamines used in addition to topical nasal steroids for intermittent and persistent allergic rhinitis in children


Nasser M, Fedorowicz Z, Aljufairi H, McKerrow W

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness and adverse event profile of antihistamines (oral or topical) used as an adjunct to topical nasal steroids for intermittent and persistent allergic rhinitis in children.