Patients who are disruptive or non-compliant risk being discharged from dialysis, which puts them at high risk of dying.
There are two sides to this question:
Robin and Joyce speak with Dr. Robert Allan Bear, a retired nephrologist from Toronto, Canada, who serves as an advisor to a number of dialysis centers both in the US and Canada.
Dr. Bear Tweets and blogs @RobertAllanBear. He is the author of Sorrow's Reward, a book of reflections of patients, family members, physicians and staff in a dialysis unit.
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