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ABSTRACT Is doctor- assisted lethal injection expectable for terminally ill people Many find it to be suicide while others find it a great comfort Religious beliefs morals self-value and laws have divided in our society by this decision Is the process better for the patient Should it be against the law There are many questions about doctor-assisted lethal injections now we take a closer look to the affects and you can decided INTRODUCTION When we speak of assisted suicide there are several definitions to describe it This means that a qualified medical practitioner in fulfilling the wishes of a competent terminally ill patient to end hisher own life usually by means of lethal injections Euthanasia is the act of mercifully ending the life of a hopelessly suffering patient The difference between the two during euthanasia when death itself occurs its carried out by the doctor in doctor assisted suicides the patient fulfills the final step of terminating hisher own life Medical actions intended to relieve suffering are ethical and lawful as are the withdrawal of treatments which only prolonging death Is there a difference Current law recognizes the right of every mentally competent person to refuse unwanted medical treatment but not the right to take ones own life When the person has expressed a preference to die it is a difficult concept for some and can give rise to confusion When life-sustaining treatment is withdrawn by patients consent where the intention is to relieve suffering from the natural course of the underlying illness is this suicide If the diagnosis is correct death will then result from this illness which is going to be the eventual unavoidable cause Until death occurs every means of providing comfort must be maintained by law unless a patient refuses treatment Should euthanasia
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