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Euthanasia and physician assisted suicid e

Euthanasia

Directly or indirectly bringing about the death of a person for that person’s sake

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Involuntary Euthanasia-

Euthanasia performed on a person against his or her wishes.

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Non-voluntary Euthanasia –

Euthanasia performed on a person who is not competent to decide the issue and has left no instructions regarding end-of-life preferences.


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Voluntary Euthanasia –

Euthanasia performed on a person with his or her permission

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Advance Directive

A legal document allowing physicians to withhold or withdraw treatment if a patient becomes terminally ill and unable to express his or her wishes.

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Active Euthanasia –

Euthanasia performed by taking a direct action to cause someone’s death; mercy killing


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Passive Euthanasia –

Euthanasia performed by withholding or withdrawing measures necessary for sustaining life.


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  • Thanatron,

  • Greek for "Instrument of Death."


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Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide

Physician Assisted Suicide –

The killing of a person by the person’s own hand with the help of a physician