Thank you for your recent inquiry.
The two references noted below are parameters which are evidence-based documents sponsored by the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, which is a society representing both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
These documents are relatively recent guidelines regarding the management of rhinitis and sinusitis. They are available free of charge online through the website of the Joint Council (www.jcaai.org).
Thank you again for your inquiry and we hope this response is helpful to you.
1) Diagnosis and Management of Rhinitis: An Updated Practice Parameter. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008; 122: S1-S84.
2) The diagnosis and management of sinusitis: a practice parameter update. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2005. (6 Suppl): p. S13-47.
Phil Lieberman, M.D.
Key Words: practice guidelines, sinusitis, rhinitis