Allergic Rhinitis

Authoring Organization

Endorsing Organization

Publication Month/Year

February 2, 2015

Last Updated Month/Year

April 2, 2024

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

The primary purpose of this guideline is to address quality improvement opportunities for all clinicians, in any setting, who are likely to manage patients with AR, as well as to optimize patient care, promote effective diagnosis and therapy, and reduce harmful or unnecessary variations in care.

Target Patient Population

Children 2 and older and adult patients with allergic rhinitis

Target Provider Population

All clinicians who manage patients with allergic rhinitis

Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Long term care

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Diagnosis, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D065631 - Rhinitis, Allergic, D012221 - Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial, D006255 - Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal, D012220 - Rhinitis


allergic rhinitis, allergic rhinitis immunotherapy, surgical management of allergic rhinitis, nasal allergies, atopic rhinitis

Source Citation

Seidman MD, Gurgel RK, Lin SY, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline: Allergic Rhinitis. Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. 2015;152(1_suppl):S1-S43. doi:10.1177/0194599814561600


Number of Source Documents
Literature Search Start Date
June 1, 2013
Literature Search End Date
May 1, 2014