First-line treatment of seasonal (ragweed) rhinoconjunctivitis

Juniper, Elizabeth F.; Guyatt, Gordon H.
April 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;04/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 8, p1123
Academic Journal
Presents results of a study on the first-line of treatment of seasonal (ragweed) rhinoconjunctivitis using nonsedating antihistamine and nasal steroids. Experimental procedure; Medication dosages; Patient characteristics; Signs and symptoms.


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