Publications

Over the years the Living Well with COPD program has been researched extensively. It has been implemented in different countries, with different clienteles (ranging from very light to very severe COPD), and within different contexts (pulmonary rehabilitation programs, family medicine and services in the community, telehealth and telemedicine, etc.)

Reduction of Hospital Utilization in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease: A disease-specific self-management intervention.

Reduction of Hospital Utilization in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease: A disease-specific self-management intervention.

Bourbeau J, Julien M, Maltais F, Rouleau M, Beaupré A, Bégin R, Renzi P, Nault D, Borycki E, Schwartzman K, Collet J-P, Singh R. Reduction of Hospital Utilization in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease: A disease-specific self-management intervention. Arch Int Med 2003; 163: 585-591.


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Self-management and behaviour modification in COPD.

Self-management and behaviour modification in COPD.

Bourbeau J, Nault D, Dang-Tan T. Self-management and behaviour modification in COPD. Patient Education and Counseling 2004; 52:271-277.


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Self-management reduces both short- and long-term hospitalisation in COPD.

Self-management reduces both short- and long-term hospitalisation in COPD.

Gadoury MA, Renzi P, Rouleau M, Maltais F, Julien M, Beaupré A, Nault D, Schwartzman, K, Bourbeau J. Self-management reduces both short- and long-term hospitalisation in COPD. Eur Respir J. 2005 Nov; 26(5):853-7


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Economic benefits of self-management education in COPD.

Economic benefits of self-management education in COPD.

Bourbeau J, Collet J P, Ducruet T, Schwartzman k, Nault D, Bradley C. Economic benefits of self-management education in COPD. Chest 2006; 130(6):1704-1711. Abstract.


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Promoting effective self-management programmes to improve COPD.

Promoting effective self-management programmes to improve COPD.

Bourbeau J, van der Palen J. Promoting effective self-management programmes to improve COPD. Eur Respir J 2009; 33: 461–463.


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Effect of an action plan with ongoing support by a case manager on exacerbation-related outcome in patients with COPD: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.

Effect of an action plan with ongoing support by a case manager on exacerbation-related outcome in patients with COPD: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.

Trappenburg JC, Monninkhof EM, Bourbeau J et al. Effect of an action plan with ongoing support by a case manager on exacerbation-related outcome in patients with COPD: a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Thorax 2011; 66(11):977-984.


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A self-management education program including an action plan for acute COPD exacerbations.

A self-management education program including an action plan for acute COPD exacerbations.

Sedeno MF, Nault D, Hamd DH, Bourbeau J. A self-management education program including an action plan for acute COPD exacerbations. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2009; 6(5):352-358.


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Self-management interventions to improve outcomes in patients suffering from COPD.

Self-management interventions to improve outcomes in patients suffering from COPD.

Bourbeau J. Self-management interventions to improve outcomes in patients suffering from COPD. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 2004; (1):71–77.


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Self-management strategies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Self-management strategies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Bourbeau J, Nault D. Self-management strategies in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Clinics in Chest Medicine 2007; 28(3):617–628.


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Effects of written action plan adherence on COPD exacerbation recovery.

Effects of written action plan adherence on COPD exacerbation recovery.

Bischoff E WMA, Hamd DH, Sedeno M et al. Effects of written action plan adherence on COPD exacerbation recovery. Thorax 2011; 66:26-31.


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Comprehensive Management of COPD.

Comprehensive Management of COPD.

Bourbeau J, Nault D, Borycki E. Comprehensive Management of COPD. 1st ed. BC Decker, 2002.


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The challenge of self-management.

The challenge of self-management.

Bourbeau J, Soicher J. The challenge of self-management. In: Donner CF, Ambrosio N, Goldstein RS. Eds. Pulmonary Rehabilitation. London, Hodder Education 2005:353-361


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The economics of pulmonary rehabilitation and self-management education for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

The economics of pulmonary rehabilitation and self-management education for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Griffith T, Bourbeau J. The economics of pulmonary rehabilitation and self-management education for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In: Donner CF, Ambrosio N, Goldstein RS. Eds. Pulmonary Rehabilitation. London, Hodder Education 2005:164-172


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Disease management program for COPD.

Disease management program for COPD.

Bourbeau J, Shrafklaneh A, Adams S. Disease management program for COPD. In: Hanania NA, Sharfklaneh A. Eds. COPD: A guide to Diagnosis and Clinical Management. Humana Press Inc. 2010


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Self-management strategies in COPD.

Self-management strategies in COPD.

Bourbeau J, Nault D. Self-Management Strategies in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Clin Chest Med 2007; 28:617–628.


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The assessment and predictive generality of self-percepts of efficacy.

The assessment and predictive generality of self-percepts of efficacy.

Bandura A. The assessment and predictive generality of self-percepts of efficacy. J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 1982; 13(3):195-99.


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Chronic Disease Self-Management. A model for Tertiary Prevention.

Chronic Disease Self-Management. A model for Tertiary Prevention.

Lorig K. Chronic Disease Self-Management. A model for Tertiary Prevention. American Behavioral Scientist 1996; 39(6):676-83.


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Self-management education; history, definition, outcomes, and mechanisms.

Self-management education; history, definition, outcomes, and mechanisms.

Lorig KR, Holman H. Self-management education; history, definition, outcomes, and mechanisms. Ann Behav Med 2003; 26(1):1-7.


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Organizing care for patients with chronic illness.

Organizing care for patients with chronic illness.

Wagner EH, Austin BT, Von Korff M. Organizing care for patients with chronic illness. Milbank Q 1996; 74(4):511-44.


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American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation.

American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation.

Nici L, Donner C, Wouters E, Zuwallack R, Ambrosino N, Bourbeau J, Carone M, Celli B, Engelen M, Fahy B, Garvey C, Goldstein R, Gosselink R, Lareau S, MacIntyre N, Maltais F, Morgan M, O'Donnell D, Prefault C, Reardon J, Rochester C, Schols A, Singh S, Troosters T. American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation. Am J Respir Cri...


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Social Learning Theory.

Social Learning Theory.

Bandura A. Social Learning Theory. Englewood Cliffs (NJ). Prentice Hall 1977.


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Education in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The Patient's Perspective

Education in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The Patient's Perspective

Wilson JS, O'Neill B, Reilly J, MacMahon J, Bradley JM, 2007. Education in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The Patient's Perspective. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 88, pp. 1704-1709.


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Assessing education in pulmonary rehabilitation: the Understanding COPD (UCOPD) Questionnaire

Assessing education in pulmonary rehabilitation: the Understanding COPD (UCOPD) Questionnaire

O'Neill B, Earley D, McCrum-Gardner E, MacMahon J, Bradley J, 2012. Assessing education in pulmonary rehabilitation: the Understanding COPD (UCOPD) Questionnaire. Journal of COPD, 9 (2). pp. 166-174.


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The adaptation and evaluation of the Living Well with COPD programme for pulmonary rehabilitation

The adaptation and evaluation of the Living Well with COPD programme for pulmonary rehabilitation

Earley D, O'Neill B, Bourbeau J, MacMahon J, Bradley JM. The adaptation and evaluation of the Living Well with COPD programme for pulmonary rehabilitation. British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting Thorax 2011; 66(S4):A127


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Facilitating education in pulmonary rehabilitation using the Living Well with COPD programme for pulmonary rehabilitation: a process evaluation

Facilitating education in pulmonary rehabilitation using the Living Well with COPD programme for pulmonary rehabilitation: a process evaluation

D Cosgrove, J MacMahon, J Bourbeau, JM Bradley and B O’Neill. Facilitating education in pulmonary rehabilitation using the Living Well with COPD programme for pulmonary rehabilitation: a process evaluation. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2013, 13:50


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