Euthanasia (from Greek: εὐθανασία; "good death": εὖ, eu; "well" or "good" –
θάνατος, thanatos; "death") is the practice of intentionally ending a life in order to
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Jul 28, 2015 ... Euthanasia means to take a deliberate action with the express intention of ending
a life to relieve intractable (persistent, unstoppable) suffering.
The words “euthanasia” and “assisted suicide” are often used interchangeably.
However, they are different and, in the law, they are treated differently.
refers to a third party taking a patient's life without the informed consent of the patient. This is commonly practiced in veterinary medicine when animals are "put down" or "put to sleep." In modern medicine, it could conceivably be applied t... More »
Euthanasia is the act of deliberately ending a person's life to relieve suffering.
Assisted suicide is deliberately assisting or encouraging a person to kill ...
Sep 14, 2011 ... Michael Manning, MD, in his 1998 book Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted
Suicide: Killing or Caring?, traced the history of the word ...
This article introduces the debate around euthanasia. Should human beings
have the right to decide on issues of life and death?
Definitions of Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide. The term Euthanasia
originated from the Greek word for "good death." It is the act or practice of ending
"Euthanasia," from the Greek words meaning "good death," is something we do
or fail to do which causes, or is intended to cause, death, in order to remove a ...