Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary
      • Causes and exacerbating factors
      • Prevalence
      • Use of medications
      • Management in hospital
      • Other conditions that commonly occur together with allergic rhinitis
    • Abbreviations
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Relationship to other conditions
      • 1.2 Structure of report
    • 2 What causes and worsens allergic rhinitis?
      • 2.1 Genetic factors
      • 2.2 Age
      • 2.3 Early life factors
      • 2.4 Allergen exposure
      • 2.5 Pollutants
      • 2.6 Occupational exposures
    • 3 Who has allergic rhinitis?
      • 3.1 Age and sex
      • 3.2 Geography
      • 3.3 Country of birth
    • 4 How is allergic rhinitis managed?
      • 4.1 Use of medications for management of allergic rhinitis
      • 4.2 Management of allergic rhinitis in general practice
      • 4.3 Management of allergic rhinitis in hospital
  • End matter
    • Discussion
    • Appendix A: Definitions and data sources for medication data
      • A1 Regulatory control of medication supply
      • A2 Medication data
        • Data extraction for medicines used to manage allergic rhinitis
        • Data items in IMS Health data
      • A3 Defined daily dose as a measure of drug utilisation
    • Glossary
    • References