Patient Autonomy and Euthanasia

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Running head: PATIENT AUTONOMY
Patient Autonomy and Euthanasia
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April 9, 2010
Abstract
The concept of patient autonomy is based on the ideal that human beings should be in control of their own medical destiny; this issue is relevant to the field of euthanasia as patients try to manage the end of their lives with dignity. Euthanasia can be framed as a subject of debate within topics of patient autonomy, ethics, financial realities, and the responsibility of medical staff to aid terminally ill patients in their objectives to end their suffering. Ultimately, society is charged with addressing the issue of patient autonomy and the case for euthanasia.
Patient Autonomy and Euthanasia
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