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Effect of nasal lavage on nasal symptoms and physiology in wood industry workers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9403939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Nasal complaints and impaired nasal physiology are common in various occupational environments. Saline lavage has been recommended as treatment but has not yet been sufficiently evaluated. In this cross-sectional study of 45 wood industry workers, a significant decrease in nasal symptoms (such as obstruction, posterior secretions, itching, irritation and sneezing) was seen after a 3-week treatment with Rhinomer, which contains de-ionized, sterilized, isotonic seawater. Nasal peak expiratory flow (NPEF), especially in workers with nasal complaints, and nasal mucociliary clearance also improved significantly. The treatment, according to participants, was simple to perform and there were only a few side effects.
Authors:
M Holmström; G Rosén; L Wåhlander
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rhinology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0300-0729     ISO Abbreviation:  Rhinology     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-01-29     Completed Date:  1998-01-29     Revised Date:  2006-04-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0347242     Medline TA:  Rhinology     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Analysis of Variance
Cross-Sectional Studies
Dust / adverse effects*
Female
Humans
Irrigation / methods*
Isotonic Solutions
Male
Middle Aged
Mucociliary Clearance / physiology
Nose Diseases / drug therapy*,  etiology,  physiopathology
Occupational Diseases / drug therapy*,  etiology,  physiopathology
Occupational Exposure*
Peak Expiratory Flow Rate
Seawater
Statistics, Nonparametric
Treatment Outcome
Wood*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dust; 0/Isotonic Solutions

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