Evid Based Nurs 8:44 doi:10.1136/ebn.8.2.44
  • Treatment

Short term coseasonal sublingual immunotherapy reduced the development of asthma in children with hay fever

Short term coseasonal sublingual immunotherapy and standard symptomatic treatment (active) v standard symptomatic treatment alone (control) in children with hay fever*

Outcome at 3 years Active Control RRR (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Development of asthma 17% 37% 55% (9 to 78) 5 (3 to 42)

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