USK Conferences, The 1st Syiah Kuala International Conference on Medical and Health Sciences

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Nasal Saline Irrigation for Healty Nose to Mucociliar Clearence: Perspective In Medical Study and Al-Qur’an
Teuku Husni TR, Fadhlia ., Damayanti .

Last modified: 2017-07-13

Abstract


Upper respiratory conditions, such as acute and chronic rhinosinusitis, viral upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), and allergic rhinitis, are common disorders that negatively affect patients' quality of life. Saline nasal irrigation is an adjunctive therapy for upper respiratory conditions, likely originating in the holy Quran. Its use, including indications, solutions, and administration devices, was first described in medical literature in the early 20th century. Saline nasal irrigation is an effective management strategy for many sinonasal conditions. Nasal irrigation is performed by inhaling saline into one nostril and allowing it to drain out of the other nostril, bathing the nasal cavity such as instinsyaq in wudhu. Saline nasal irrigation can be performed with low positive pressure from a spuite, or with gravity-based pressure using a vessel with a nasal spout. Mucociliary clearance is a major element of the defense system of the entire respiratory tract. Impairment of the mucociliary clearance serves as a medium for sinonasal infections. Saline nasal irrigation is believed to alleviated pathologyc nasal symptoms by clearing excess mucus, reducing congestion and remove infectious materials from the inspired air.


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