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.)

 

Publications from clinical studies using the Living Well with COPD program 

1. 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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2. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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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8. 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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9. Enhancing exercise tolerance and physical activity in COPD with combined pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions: PHYSACTO randomised, placebo-controlled study design
Troosters T, Bourbeau J, Maltais F, Leidy N, Erzen D, De Sousa D, Korducki L, Hamilton A. Enhancing exercise tolerance and physical activity in COPD with combined pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions: PHYSACTO randomised, placebo-controlled study design. BMJ Open. 2016 Apr 13;6(4):e010106. 
 
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10. Do self-management interventions in COPD patients work and which patients benefit most? An individual patient data meta-analysis
Jonkman NH, Westland H, Trappenburg JC et al. Do self-management interventions in COPD patients work and which patients benefit most? An individual patient data meta-analysis. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2016 Aug 31;11:2063-74. 
 
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Review articles

1. 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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2. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. Behaviour-change intervention in a multicentre, randomised, placebo controlled COPD study: Methodological considerations and implementation
Bourbeau J, Lavoie KL, Sedeno M, De Sousa D, Erzen D, Hamilton A, Maltais F, Troosters T, Leidy N. Behaviour-change intervention in a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled COPD study: methodological considerations and implementation. BMJ Open 6(4):e010109 · April 2016
 
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7. Telehealth pulmonary rehabilitation: A review of the literature and an example of a nationwide initiative to improve the accessibility of pulmonary rehabilitation
Selzler AM, Wald J, Sedeno M, Jourdain T, Janaudis-Ferreira T, Goldstein R, Bourbeau J, Stickland MK. Telehealth pulmonary rehabilitation: A review of the literature and an example of a nationwide initiative to improve the accessibility of pulmonary rehabilitation. Chron Respir Dis. 2017.
 
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Book chapters

1. Comprehensive Management of COPD
Bourbeau J, Nault D, Borycki E. Comprehensive Management of COPD. 1st ed. BC Decker, 2002.
 
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2. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. Self-Management in Prevention and Early Intervention of Exacerbations 
M. Sedeno • Bischoff • J. Bourbeau. Self-Management in Prevention and Early Intervention of Exacerbations. In: JA Wedzicha, FJ Martinez. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations. Informa 2008.
 
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6. Comprehensive Self-Management Strategies
Bourbeau J1, Lavoie KL2, Sedeno M3. Comprehensive Self-Management Strategies. In: Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Aug;36(4):630-8..
 
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