Apr 8, 2016 ... Euthanasia means to take a deliberate action with the express intention of ending
a life to relieve intractable (persistent, unstoppable) suffering.
Assisted suicide is among the latest hot button issues facing America today. Even
without legalization, euthanasia is already a common occurrence through the ...
Mar 9, 2016 ... Euthanasia is the act of a physician or third party ending a patient's life in
response to severe, persistent and untreatable pain and suffering.
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 ...
The words “euthanasia” and “assisted suicide” are often used interchangeably.
However, they are different and, in the law, they are treated differently.
Definitions and Law When attempting to define euthanasia, it is helpful to be
aware of a variety of terms and definitions, as listed below: Euthanasia Definition
Assisted death is a model that includes both what has been called physician-
assisted "suicide" and voluntary active euthanasia. It suggests a difference in the
This article introduces the debate around euthanasia. Should human beings
have the right to decide on issues of life and death?
"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 ...