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Table 2 Outcome measurements

From: Sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation with one acupuncture needle for moderate-severe persistent allergic rhinitis: study protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Week 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  Baseline Treatment period (4 to 8 session)     Follow-up
Sign informed consent         
TNSS     
TNNSS     
Physical sign     
RQLQ score     
IgE level        
Eosinophil count        
Number of days with moderate-severe PER in the last month        
Allergen test         
Randomization         
Onset time      
Duration of effectiveness in every session      
Waiting time      
Adverse event      
  1. TNSS, Total nasal symptom score; TNNSS, Total non-nasal symptom score; RQLQ, Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire.