What is Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

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What is Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Euthanasia involves the act of administering drugs to patients with the explicit intent to end their life due to suffering at the patient’s clear request (Inghelbrecht et al., 2009). Euthanasia practices can be either voluntary or involuntary. Voluntary euthanasia is when a physician puts a patient to death using medication with a fully informed consent from the patient (Quaghebeur, Dierckx de Casterlé and Gastmans, 2009) while involuntary euthanasia is performed without the consent of the patient based on the physician’s discretion. Assisted suicide on the other hand involves the act of a patient receiving a legal dose of prescribed medication from an individual with the intent to end their life...
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