耳鼻咽喉科処置 : 鼻処置の有用性とその評価 Clinical Assessment of Topical Treatments for Nasal Cavity
The aim of this study was to investigate the usefulness of topical treatments for nasal cavity in nasal diseases. The effects of topical treatments for the nasal cavity were evaluated based on the rhinoscopic findings and subjective symptoms reported by physicians of cooperating clinics in Gifu prefecture with the same protocol, and the patients' satisfaction degree was also evaluated from questionnaires completed by patients.<br>Subjective symptoms and rhinoscopic findings were compared before and after the topical treatment. In subjective symptoms, the evaluation score decreased to 55.7% of that of before management. In objective rhinoscopic findings, the score decreased to 45.2% of that of before management. Thus, a marked decrease in symptoms and findings was observed as a results of topic treatments. Moreover, patients' satisfaction with treatment was high.
耳鼻咽喉科臨床 95(1), 19-29, 2002-01-01
The Society of Practical Otolaryngology