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Euthanasia has been an extensive and hot topic for discussion in the basis of morality and health care services First we must have a clear concept on what euthanasia actually is The term euthanasia is originated from Greek language Eu means good whereas thanatos means death By combining both meanings the word euthanasia means easy painless death There are two types of euthanasia - voluntary and involuntary Voluntary euthanasia involves the request of the patient for ending his or her life according to his or her will On the other hand involuntary euthanasia is known as the termination of a patients life without knowing his or her will when the patient is in a state of incapability to express it under certain circumstances such as in a comatose state The methods employed to end a patients life are also categorized into active or passive forms The active form requires assistance of additional means to accelerate the death of patient The passive form is performed based on the withdrawal of treatment and medications life support equipment and may stop food and water to allow the patient starve or dehydrate to death Most of the time when making decisions people are under the situation of a critical dilemma In the case of Liang Wanshan he was facing the dilemma of sustaining his comatose mothers life and financial hardship He could only choose to fulfill either one of the occasions If he chose to continue sustaining his mothers life he would probably face difficulties in his living since the cost of medication was so expensive together that he was unemployed and already at a quite old age of 67 However if Liang chose to end his mothers life he could also face the difficulties in his living but surely to a lesser extent in spite of being put in jail after legal counseling Though he benefited in certain ways from electrocuting his mother I
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