Patrick McKeown’s work has been published in nine scientific journals including: American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, The Journal of the American Orthodontic Society, Oral Health and Clinical Otolaryngology.

1) American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medecine

Title: Buteyko Method for Children with Asthma: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Authors: M.P.P. Mendonca, D. A. Freitas, T. M.F. Macedo, A. C.J.S. Silva, C. T. Amaral, T. A. Santino, P. McKeown.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017;195:A2203

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2) American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medecine

Title:  Buteyko Method for Children with Asthma and Mouth Breathing: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Authors: K. M.P.P. Mendonca, T. M.F. Macedo, D. A. Freitas, A. C.J.S. Silva, C. T. Amaral, T. A. Santino, P. McKeown.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017;195:A2204

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3) Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis

Title: Effect of Buteyko breathing technique on patients with bronchial asthma.

Authors: Zahra Mohamed Hassan a, Nermine Mounir Riad, Fatma Hassan Ahmed

Volume 61, Issue 4, October 2012, Pages 235–241

Patrick’s book Close Your Mouth was the instruction manual used in the trial. See text of trial, and reference 7 taken from the paper:

Patrick Mckeown, ”Close Your Mouth” Buteyko Clinic International self help Buteyko Books. 2009.
Published by: Buteyko Books Loughwell, Moycullen, Co. Galway

Web: Email: [email protected] Tel Intl: 00 353 91 756229

4) Bulletin of faculty of physical therapy

Title: Efficacy of noninvasive respiratory techniques in the treatment of children with bronchial asthma: a randomized controlled trial. Year : 2016  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-10

Authors: Ragab K. Elnaggara, Mohammed A. Shendy.

Acknowledgements from paper:

The authors express their sincere gratitude for all participants and their guardians. They also thank Patrick McKeown (Clinical Director of the Buteyko Clinic International and Chairman of its Advisory Board, Dublin, Ireland) for his assistance with the Buteyko breathing technique.

5) The Journal of The American Orthodontic Society

March/April 2012

Bi Monthly journal


Joy L Moeller, Dr David Gilbert, Patrick McKeown

The American Orthodontic Society (AOS) is the largest educational association of general and pediatric dentists who have chosen to add orthodontics to their practice. We have proudly provided the finest ADA and AGD-recognized orthodontic education programs for 40 years.

6) Dental Town Journal

Nose Breathing for Good Health, Fitness and Correct Craniofacial Development

September 2013

By Patrick McKeown

Circulation: 100,000 plus dentists and orthodontists. Monthly Journal

7) Journal Oral Health

Title of article: Mouth Breathing: Physical, Mental and Emotional Consequences

March 2017

Patrick McKeown and Martha Macaluso, faculty of dentistry at New York University

Monthly Journal to dentists in North America

8) Irish Dentist Journal

June 2011
Title of article: Cranio-Facial Changes and Mouth Breathing

Authors: Patrick McKeown and Professor John Mew

The Irish Dental Association was established in 1922. The Association offers a wide range of educational and scientific services including publication of the Journal of the Irish Dental Association as well as organising two major educational conferences nationally each year plus as numerous regional CPD events.

9) Clinical Otolaryngology

Adelola OA. et al. 2013, Role of Buteyko Breathing Technique in Asthmatics with Nasal Symptoms,  April; 38(2):190-191

Patrick McKeown was the breathing re-education trainer involved in this clinical trial.

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