Euthanasia: The act or practice of killing or allowing death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy, i.e., in order to release a person from incurable disease, intolerable suffering, or undignified death. (from Beauchamp and Walters, Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, 5th ed)Euthanasia, Animal: The killing of animals for reasons of mercy, to control disease transmission or maintain the health of animal populations, or for experimental purposes (ANIMAL EXPERIMENTATION).Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary: Active euthanasia of a patient at the patient's request and/or with the patient's consent.Euthanasia, Active: The act or practice of killing for reasons of mercy, i.e., in order to release a person or animal from incurable disease, intolerable suffering, or undignified death. (from Beauchamp and Walters, Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, 5th ed)Suicide, Assisted: Provision (by a physician or other health professional, or by a family member or friend) of support and/or means that gives a patient the power to terminate his or her own life. (from APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed).Euthanasia, Passive: Failing to prevent death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy by the withdrawal or withholding of life-prolonging treatment.Wedge Argument: An assertion that an action apparently unobjectionable in itself would set in motion a train of events leading ultimately to an undesirable outcome. (From Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy, 1995)Right to Die: The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.Attitude to Death: Conceptual response of the person to the various aspects of death, which are based on individual psychosocial and cultural experience.Terminally Ill: Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations, and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994, p780)Double Effect Principle: Guideline for determining when it is morally permissible to perform an action to pursue a good end with knowledge that the action will also bring about bad results. It generally states that, in cases where a contemplated action has such double effect, the action is permissible only if: it is not wrong in itself; the bad result is not intended; the good result is not a direct causal result of the bad result; and the good result is "proportionate to" the bad result. (from Solomon, "Double Effect," in Becker, The Encyclopedia of Ethics, 1992)Ethics, Medical: The principles of professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the physician, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the physician in patient care and interpersonal relations with patient families.Value of Life: The intrinsic moral worth ascribed to a living being. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Morals: Standards of conduct that distinguish right from wrong.Withholding Treatment: Withholding or withdrawal of a particular treatment or treatments, often (but not necessarily) life-prolonging treatment, from a patient or from a research subject as part of a research protocol. The concept is differentiated from REFUSAL TO TREAT, where the emphasis is on the health professional's or health facility's refusal to treat a patient or group of patients when the patient or the patient's representative requests treatment. Withholding of life-prolonging treatment is usually indexed only with EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE, unless the distinction between withholding and withdrawing treatment, or the issue of withholding palliative rather than curative treatment, is discussed.Living Wills: Written, witnessed declarations in which persons request that if they become disabled beyond reasonable expectation of recovery, they be allowed to die rather than be kept alive by extraordinary means. (Bioethics Thesaurus)BelgiumReligion and Medicine: The interrelationship of medicine and religion.Personal Autonomy: Self-directing freedom and especially moral independence. An ethical principle holds that the autonomy of persons ought to be respected. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Ethics, Nursing: The principles of proper professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of nurses themselves, their patients, and their fellow practitioners, as well as their actions in the care of patients and in relations with their families.Terminal Care: Medical and nursing care of patients in the terminal stage of an illness.Acepromazine: A phenothiazine that is used in the treatment of PSYCHOSES.Animal Welfare: The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.Ethical Analysis: The use of systematic methods of ethical examination, such as CASUISTRY or ETHICAL THEORY, in reasoning about moral problems.Ethicists: Persons trained in philosophical or theological ethics who work in clinical, research, public policy, or other settings where they bring their expertise to bear on the analysis of ethical dilemmas in policies or cases. (Bioethics Thesaurus)National Socialism: The doctrines and policies of the Nazis or the National Social German Workers party, which ruled Germany under Adolf Hitler from 1933-1945. These doctrines and policies included racist nationalism, expansionism, and state control of the economy. (from Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. and American Heritage College Dictionary, 3d ed.)Decapitation: Traumatic or experimentally induced separation of the head from the body in an animal or human.Legislation, Medical: Laws and regulations, pertaining to the field of medicine, proposed for enactment or enacted by a legislative body.Laboratory Animal Science: The science and technology dealing with the procurement, breeding, care, health, and selection of animals used in biomedical research and testing.Aminobenzoates: Derivatives of BENZOIC ACID that contain one or more amino groups attached to the benzene ring structure. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that include the aminobenzoate structure.Advance Directive Adherence: Compliance by health personnel or proxies with the stipulations of ADVANCE DIRECTIVES (or similar directives such as RESUSCITATION ORDERS) when patients are unable to direct their own care.Advance Directives: Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Theology: The study of religion and religious belief, or a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings (from online Cambridge Dictionary of American English, 2000 and WordNet: An Electronic Lexical Database, 1997)Buddhism: The teaching ascribed to Gautama Buddha (ca. 483 B.C.) holding that suffering is inherent in life and that one can escape it into nirvana by mental and moral self-purification. (Webster, 3d ed)Medical Futility: The absence of a useful purpose or useful result in a diagnostic procedure or therapeutic intervention. The situation of a patient whose condition will not be improved by treatment or instances in which treatment preserves permanent unconsciousness or cannot end dependence on intensive medical care. (From Ann Intern Med 1990 Jun 15;112(12):949)Palliative Care: Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)Xylazine: An adrenergic alpha-2 agonist used as a sedative, analgesic and centrally acting muscle relaxant in VETERINARY MEDICINE.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Animals, LaboratoryPhysicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Holocaust: A massive slaughter, especially the systematic mass extermination of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps prior to and during World War II.Moral Obligations: Duties that are based in ETHICS, rather than in law.Homicide: The killing of one person by another.Deep Sedation: Drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients cannot be easily aroused but respond purposely following repeated painful stimulation. The ability to independently maintain ventilatory function may be impaired. (From: American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines)Mental Competency: The ability to understand the nature and effect of the act in which the individual is engaged. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 6th ed).Beneficence: The state or quality of being kind, charitable, or beneficial. (from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed). The ethical principle of BENEFICENCE requires producing net benefit over harm. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Biological Science Disciplines: All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.Electronic Mail: Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.Ethical Theory: A philosophically coherent set of propositions (for example, utilitarianism) which attempts to provide general norms for the guidance and evaluation of moral conduct. (from Beauchamp and Childress, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, 4th ed)
Dowbiggin has written on the history of the euthanasia movement, including A Merciful End: The Euthanasia Movement in Modern ... Massachusetts Medical Society. 359: 1854-1855. doi:10.1056/NEJMbkrev0804703. Retrieved January 26, 2012. Ulf Högberg (November ... to accept the practice of euthanasia. According to a review of A Concise History of Euthanasia by Sandra Woien in the American ... A Concise History of Euthanasia: Life, Death, God, and Medicine (2005) A Merciful End: The Euthanasia Movement in Modern ...
Human subject research Medical ethics Medical torture Nuremberg Principles Universal Declaration of Human Rights World Medical ... "Eugenics/Euthanasia". ABC-CLIO. Retrieved 2013-09-16. ... were accused by the public and the medical society of unethical medical practices. The use of racial hygiene was supported by ... Likewise, the medical staff must stop the experiment at any point when they observe that continuation would be dangerous. The ...
BMC Medical Ethics, March 2006. Available online [2] Hendin, Herbert. "Euthanasia and Senicide". Available online [3] Rosenblum ... Hoche talks about euthanasia as proposed by Binding, arguing that if killing a person would lead to other lives being saved, it ... P197) Advocates of euthanasia have been accused of being influenced by Hoche, whether knowingly or not. In particular, several ... He was privately critical of Nazi euthanasia program after it claimed one of his relatives despite its rationale being based on ...
AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia. American Veterinary Medical Association. June 2007. Archived from the original (dead link) on ... Maceration is an alternative to the use of carbon dioxide for euthanasia of day-old poultry. Maceration is believed to be ... A review of the use of commercially available macerators for euthanasia of chicks, poults, and pipped eggs indicates that death ... and is considered to be an acceptable means of euthanasia for newly hatched poultry by the Federation of Animal Science ...
"History of Immunology at Harvard". Harvard Medical School:About us. Harvard Medical School. Retrieved 19 December 2013. "The ... Retrieved April 2011 "Euthanasia". Basic Biomethodology for Laboratory Mice. Retrieved 2012-10-17. 2013 AVMA Guidelines for the ... Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association Archived 2012-08-03 at "Rules and guidelines for nomenclature of mouse and ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. 85 (11): e83. doi:10.4065/mcp.2010.0647. PMC 2966381 . PMID 21061734. ...
Callister became widely recognized as a medical expert and outspoken opponent of physician assisted suicide and euthanasia and ... Mary's Regional Medical Center. In 2004, Dr. Callister was named the National Medical Director and Senior Physician Executive ... Callister served as the National Medical Director, Chief Medical Officer, and Senior Physician Executive at The LifeCare Family ... He was the Nevada State Chairman for the American Medical Association's (AMA) Organized Medical Staff Section and the ...
Defining death: when physicians and families differ[PDF] Journal of Medical Ethics, 2005 Appel, JM. Neonatal Euthanasia: Why ... He has taught medical ethics at New York University, Columbia University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Brown University's ... Why shared medical database is wrong prescription. Orlando Sentinel, December 30, 2008 Appel, Jacob M. 'Gene-nappers,' like ... A duty to kill? A duty to die? Rethinking the euthanasia controversy of 1906, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 2004 Appel, ...
... and Euthanasia, Edited by Harold G. Coward, Et Al.)". Medical Humanities Review. 4 (2): 38-39. Crawford, Cromwell (October 1990 ... Hindu Ethics: Purity, Abortion, and Euthanasia. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 1988. 'Women in Hinduism ... Koppedrayer, K.I. (December 1992). "Hindu Ethics: Purity, Abortion, and Euthanasia". Comptes rendus / Reviews of books. Studies ... Padoux, André (October-December 1990). "Hindu Ethics: Purity, Abortion, and Euthanasia". Notes bibliographiques. Revue de ...
It is not a form of euthanasia, as the goal of palliative sedation is to control symptoms, rather than to shorten the patient's ... American Medical Association (2008), Report of the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs: Sedation to Unconsciousness in End- ... Death results from the underlying medical condition. For more information on the palliative care use of sedatives and the safe ... Adam Brimelow, The alternative to euthanasia?, BBC News, August 12, 2009. National Care of the Dying Audit 2009, Royal College ...
Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law: From Conflict to Compromise (2007) and (with Dickenson & Parker) The Cambridge Medical Ethics ... The Cambridge Medical Ethics Workbook (2010, 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). Euthanasia, Ethics and the ... The Practical Guide to Medical Ethics and Law: For Junior Doctors and Medical Students (2005, 2nd edition, Cheshire: PasTest ... Euthanasia: All That Matters (2013, London: Hodder). Law, Ethics and Compromise at the Limits of Life: To Treat or Not to Treat ...
Basic curricular goals in medical ethics: The DeCamp conference on the teaching of medical ethics. NEJM. 1985; 312:253-56. La ... Singer PA, Siegler M. Euthanasia: A critique. N Engl J Med 1990;322:1881-3. Lane LW (Roberts), Lane G, Schiedermayer DL, Spiro ... Siegler M. Training doctors for professionalism: Some lessons from teaching clinical medical ethics. Mt. Sinai Medical Journal ... scholarly clinical ethics papers are published widely in both bioethics and medical journals; medical organizations now have ...
Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia: Christian Moral Perspectives. "The Washington Report," Committee on Medical Ethics, Episcopal ... 1989-2003), where he served as ethics advisor regarding experimental medical protocols on patients. While rector, he was on the ... Mission and Ministry, 6, 4 (1989). Terminal Illness and Assisted Suicide: Medical and Christian Moral Perspective. Cathedral ... co-chaired the Washington Diocese Medical Ethics Committee (1997-99), and was theological consultant for Bishop Walter ...
Sachs GA, Cassell CK (1990). "The medical directive". Journal of the American Medical Association. 267 (16): 2229-33. doi: ... They do this by providing a written euthanasia directive. This helps establish the previously expressed wish of the patient ... Brett AS (1991). "Limitations of listing specific medical interventions in advance directives". Journal of the American Medical ... who make medical decisions and can give or withhold consent for medical procedures according to the patient's pre-expressed ...
Animal euthanasia (euthanasia from Greek: εὐθανασία; "good death") is the act of putting an animal to death or allowing it to ... die by withholding extreme medical measures. This is often done for domesticated livestock and house pets. In Assam and West ... The killing of animals is animal euthanasia (for pain relief), animal sacrifice (for a deity), animal slaughter (for food), ...
Topics included abortion, euthanasia, consent and medical experimentation. Philosophical paradigms included J.S. Mill's ... John Edward Thomas (9 April 1926 - 14 October 1996) was a Canadian philosopher and pioneer of medical ethics in Canada. From ... His second year Philosophy (2D3) 3 credit course, Medical Ethics and Human Life, was very successful with thousands having ... ...
His research into attitudes towards euthanasia has found doctors to be less in favour of legalising euthanasia or forms of ... Until 2012, he was Professor of Medical Sociology in the Institute of Health Sciences Education at Queen Mary, University of ... Clive Seale's research has investigated the prevalence of euthanasia and assisted suicide in the UK. Although some members of ... Non-religious doctors were more likely to take medical decisions which may have hastened death than religious ones, however ...
Euthanasia applied to children that are gravely ill or that suffer from significant birth defects is legal in the Netherlands ... In a 2012 article in the Journal of Medical Ethics, a philosopher and a bioethicist jointly proposed that infanticide be ... "After-birth abortion: why should the baby live? - Giubilini and Minerva - Journal of Medical Ethics". Retrieved ... CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) Verhagen E, Sauer PJ (March 2005). "The Groningen Protocol - Euthanasia in ...
... the Supreme Court of India responded to the plea for euthanasia filed by journalist Pinki Virani, by setting up a medical panel ... That is so whether or not the patient is to receive medical treatment for the mental disorder. The second is to introduce a ... With the help of Associazione Luca Coscioni, he fought for his right to die but his attempted euthanasia was blocked by the ... The child's parents and the medical staff were exonerated of all wrongdoing. 1991 - R v Burgess [1991] 2 QB 92 is a decision of ...
1945 United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Euthanasia programme Nazis euthanasia files made public by the BMJ/British Medical ... Sonnenstein Euthanasia Centre in Saxony (15,000 dead), Bernburg Euthanasia Centre in Saxony-Anhalt and Hadamar Euthanasia ... Mayer - a longstanding euthanasia advocate - reported that the churches would not oppose such a programme if it was seen to be ... They were run by teams of SS men wearing white coats, to give it an air of medical care. To prevent the families and doctors of ...
ISBN 978-0-8138-2566-3. "AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition" (PDF). American Veterinary Medical ... According to "AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals," freezing is "not considered to be humane" when not preceded by ... Some "how to" guides for eating insects make no mention of freezing or other euthanasia methods. For example, Miles Olson ... Neil A. C. Bennie and colleagues proposed a method for chemical euthanasia of insects and other terrestrial arthropods. Some ...
"Nuremberg Trials 60th Anniversary Euthanasia, Medical Experiments, and Sterilization". The Anti-Defamation League Dimensions ... He served as Medical Superintendent of the Hohenlychen Sanatorium, Consulting Surgeon of the Waffen-SS, Chief Surgeon in the ... 2001). The Nuremberg Medical Trial 1946/47:guide to the microfiche edition. Munich: K.G. Saur Verlag GmbH. p. 91. ISBN ... In 1936 he distinguished himself in his post as a head of the Medical Department of the Akademie für Sport und Leibeserziehung ...
... medical research, passive and active euthanasia, the rationing of scarce health care resources, the rights of children and the ... the General Medical Council, the Medical Research Council, the Royal Colleges of Medicine and Surgery and the British Medical ... Len Doyal FRSA FRSocMed is emeritus professor of medical ethics at Queen Mary, University of London and a medical ethicist. He ... Doyal was given a joint appointment as Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics in St. Bartholomew's and The Royal London Medical ...
Euthanasia, "good death" in Greek, is the act or practice of ending the life of an individual who would otherwise experience ... It typically involves lethal injection or the suspension of extraordinary medical treatment. Doctor Jack Kevorkian named his ... euthanasia device the Thanatron. Thanatosensitivity "Thanatos, n". OED Online. Oxford University Press. September 2014. ...
It also specifically forbids euthanasia, but does not address abortion. In a 2000 survey of US medical schools, all of the then ... "First class of medical students takes oath at White Coat Ceremony". Liberty University. Retrieved 29 November 2014 ... Declaration of Helsinki Medical ethics Nightingale Pledge Nuremberg code Oath of Asaph Physician's Oath Primum non nocere " ... In the United States, all osteopathic medical schools administer the Osteopathic Oath, often in the context of a white coat ...
Nuremberg Medical Trial. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2004. Friedlander, Henry. Origins of Nazi Genocide: From Euthanasia ... Brandt's medical ethics, particularly regarding euthanasia, were influenced by Alfred Hoche, whose courses he attended. Like ... Lifton (1986). The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide, p. 64 Horst Freyhofer, Nuremberg Medical Trial ... He became a medical doctor and surgeon in 1928, specializing in head and spinal injuries. He joined the Nazi Party in January ...
... an expansion of the gassing technology of the Nazi euthanasia programme to provide killing mechanism of greater efficiency and ...
In my very first anti-euthanasia column, published by Newsweek in 1993, I worried that once medicalized killing became accepted ... Is Euthanasia Corrupting Transplant Medical Ethics? By Wesley J. Smith * About Wesley J. Smith ... Euthanasia is performed according to local protocol by injection of a drug to induce coma, followed by a muscle relaxant. After ... Euthanasia donors are, on average, younger than other cardiac death donors. Better transplant results may therefore occur in ...
Euthanasia: normal medical practice? (Dying Well? A Colloquy on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide) by The Hastings Center Report ... medical+practice%3f-a012218091. *APA style: Euthanasia: normal medical practice?. (n.d.) >The Free Library. (2014). Retrieved ... Since by law euthanasia is not a genuine medical intervention but an illegal action, and since the criminal law applies to ... Medical-ethical viewpoints regarding euthanasia in clinical practice have been moved to the background. In this contribution, ...
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Euthanasia must be distinguished from "triage" and medical withdrawal of care (which are decided within a medical facility ... Regardless of the moral arguments for and against euthanasia in a battlefield setting, the issue of medical involvement must be ... History of battlefield euthanasia. The first recorded case of battlefield euthanasia is biblical,3 but the first recorded case ... Military medical ethics volume 2. Section IV: Medical ethics in the military. Falls Church, Va: Office of The Surgeon General, ...
The World Medical Associations Declaration on Euthanasia, adopted by the 38th World Medical Assembly, Madrid, Spain, October ... The World Medical Association has noted that the practice of active euthanasia with physician assistance, has been adopted into ... The World Medical Association reaffirms its strong belief that euthanasia is in conflict with basic ethical principles of ... "Physicians-assisted suicide, like euthanasia, is unethical and must be condemned by the medical profession. Where the ...
I/we agree to assign copyright to the Medical Journal of Australia and agree to the Conditions of publication * ... I/we agree to assign copyright to the Medical Journal of Australia and agree to the Conditions of publication * ... However, support drops below 50% when the cases involve patients who want euthanasia or PAS because of loss of dignity or ... Publication of your online response is subject to the Medical Journal of Australias editorial discretion. You will be notified ...
Reviewed health medical sites and medical information center. Including searchable categories, employment, conferences, ... Home : Death Dying : Euthanasia [ Add URL to this Category ] Euthanasia Over 3 Mb of original and well researched info on ... The Voluntary Euthanasia Society News, views and in-depth information on the campaign to legalise voluntary euthanasia. Updated ... Euthanasia campaigner Biography of the author, journalist and euthanasia campaigner, Derek Humphry, writer of five books on ...
Quebec doctors will soon be given standardized kits with which to end the lives of patients seeking euthanasia - including ... Quebec doctors to get standard euthanasia kits as province prepares to legalize medical aid in dying. Quebec doctors will ... Quebec doctors to get standard euthanasia kits as province prepares to legalize medical aid in dying ... People requesting euthanasia can stop the processes at any time, up until the last moment before the loss of consciousness, ...
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This article examines Buddhist and Christian perspectives on euthanasia and finds that in spite of their cultural and ... Copyright © 2019 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd & Institute of Medical Ethics. All rights reserved.. 京ICP备15042040号-3 ... However, the declaration did not deal explicitly with medical ethics. ...
Medical Treatment (Prevention of Euthanasia) Bill - Second Reading - 28 Jan 2000 Patrick McLoughlin MP, West Derbyshire voted ... MPs were considering the Medical Treatment (Prevention of Euthanasia) Bill[1]. Thee motion approved by the majority of MPs in ... 1] Text of the Medical Treatment (Prevention of Euthanasia) Bill on the Parliament.UK website ... It shall be unlawful for any person responsible for the care of a patient to withdraw or withhold from the patient medical ...
The euthanasia decision for a beloved pet may be one of the most difficult choices you must face during your entire lifetime. ... HOME EUTHANASIA. Our hospital does not provide this service but there are several house call euthanasia services in our area. ... The euthanasia decision for a beloved pet may be one of the most difficult choices you must face during your entire lifetime. ... Many medical issues that seem hopeless to a pet owner are surprisingly easy to palliate or even solve. Long-standing in-home ...
Originally published in the Medical Sentinel. This article may be cited as: Faria MA. Euthanasia, Medical Science, and the Road ... The Perversion of Medical Science in Nazi Germany. "Medical sciences in Nazi Germany," Dr. Alexander writes, "collaborated with ... Medical Experimentation. Those selected for death for political or racial reasons were used in medical experiments as human ... Today, the majority of Dutch physicians, practicing in another socialized medical milieu, participate voluntarily in euthanasia ...
Read Death and Medical Power: An Ethical Analysis of Dutch Euthanasia Practice now at Questia. ... An Ethical Analysis of Dutch Euthanasia Practice - 2005, Page 235 by Henk A. M. J. Ten Have, Jos V. M. Welie. ... Death and Medical Power: An Ethical Analysis of Dutch Euthanasia Practice. Table of contents Table of contents Table of ... Death and Medical Power: An Ethical Analysis of Dutch Euthanasia Practice. By Henk A. M. J. Ten Have; Jos V. M. Welie , Go to ...
Euthanasia has been legalized in a few countries (such as in the Netherlands and Belgium) and assisted suicide in others (the ... However, reviewing both euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide where they are now allowed shows clearly that the practice ... What are the arguments against legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia?. by Robert D. Orr, MD, CM. Todays ... Arguments Against PAS and Euthanasia. This easy-to-use document has been designed to help you in protecting life. ...
... the essence of medical care is nurturing and healing a patient, community, or society forming a dynamic foundation that ... Resolution 18-101: Medical Society of Virginia Proposed 2019 Budget. *Resolution to Declare Abortion and Euthanasia ... Resolution 18-101: Medical Society of Virginia Proposed 2019 Budget. *Resolution to Declare Abortion and Euthanasia ... Abortion is a necessary medical procedure performed by medical doctors. Any resolution that says otherwise is a lie and should ...
They found that public support for euthanasia and PAS in the United States had increased through the 1990s, but has since ... More than 70 percent of cases of euthanasia and PAS worldwide involved patients with cancer. Typical patients are older, white ... Researchers did not find evidence that vulnerable patients have been receiving euthanasia or PAS at higher rates. [Watch more ... Read the Article] According to a new study, euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (PAS) in the United States, Canada, and ...
... a blog about euthanasia, assisted suicide, elder abuse, end-of-life care, palliative care. Most recent articles and news from ... How "in" to euthanasia are they? They have formed an association of euthanasia providers-killers, because that is what ... MAID stands for "medical assistance in dying.") The organizations purpose: While we are predominantly an association of ... euthanasia is, killing-called CAMAP, the Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers. ( ...
... a blog about euthanasia, assisted suicide, elder abuse, end-of-life care, palliative care. Most recent articles and news from ... In fact, Robert had a phobia with medical treatment. This may be why the Latimers refused to have a feeding tube for Tracy and ... is disingenuous to refuse effective medical treatment or care and then claim to the public that you need to die by euthanasia ... Euthanasia doctor cleared of wrong-doing for sneaking into Jewish care home to euthanize resident. ...
SPECIAL FEATURE - Euthanasia and assisted dying has no place in the medical practise - Prof Finlay. by The Record , Jul 25, ... By Amanda Murthy, with the Australian Medical Association. "Assisted dying has no place in medical practice - doctors should ... EPC needs your help to prevent a death by euthanasia. - Alex Schadenberg ... EPC needs your help to prevent a death by euthanasia. - Alex Schadenberg ...
Medical ethics, Perception, Suicide, Death, Assisted suicide, Suffering, Pain, Legality of euthanasia. Read the full essay now! ... Euthanasia - Response To Anti Euthanasia Essay. Euthanasia - Response to Anti Euthanasia Essay Euthanasia is a topic that ... Legality of euthanasia, Religious views on euthanasia Essays Related to Life Or Death. Euthanasia. Euthanasia Euthanasia, which ... Medical technology has allowed life to be sustained lon Euthanasia. Euthanasia Recent debates over active euthanasia, killing a ...
Voluntary active euthanasia and doctor assisted suicide: knowledge and attitudes of Dutch medical students. Medical education, ... Attitudes of medical students, housestaff, and faculty physicians toward euthanasia and termination of life-sustaining ... Although, worldwide, the popular media and medical literature have been actively debating the topic of euthanasia, this is not ... The overall opposition to euthanasia among medical students in our study (76.6%) is not unexpected. Radulovic and Mojsilovic ...
Medical ethics argument The medical ethics argument states that legalising euthanasia would violate one of the most important ... the medical ethics argument: asking doctors, nurses or any other health professional to carry out acts of euthanasia or assist ... Some supporters of euthanasia have argued that DNAR is essentially a form of passive euthanasia, as a person is being denied ... Both euthanasia and assisted suicide are illegal under Irish law.. Depending on the circumstances (see below), euthanasia is ...
Medical News. is a premier online Health News write / Medical Research News write service provider with our ... Medical Specialties. *Child health*Cosmetic Surgery*Ear, Nose and Throat*Eyes and Vision*Female Reproductive*Geriatrics and ... 2016 HEALTHCANAL - Medical News. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy Designed and developed by Ristretto Marketing and ... "It has been claimed that a survey showed 80 per cent of people in Tasmania are in favour of euthanasia, but the Parliamentary ...
  • Euthanasia laws have failed to pass Tasmania's parliament three times, most recently in 2017. (
  • Maverick Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey supports euthanasia in principle , only one of the Opposition members who voted against the bill in 2017 is still in Parliament, and the Premier who has previously voted against euthanasia laws said he was open-minded on the issue. (
  • 5 However, in July, 2017, having concluded there was "no conceivable way" that providing euthanasia or assisted suicide ("MAID") made "economic sense" for any physician, he made public a letter announcing that he would no longer provide the services. (
  • 11 Compensation arrangements for Canadian physicians vary from province to province, and euthanasia/assisted suicide fees were still being worked out in Canada in the summer of 2017. (
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  • ABC v Thomson Medical Pte Ltd and others, Singapore Civil Court of Appeal [2017] SGCA 20 - read judgment It is a trite reflection that law should change with the times but every so often we see the hair-pin bends in law's pursuit of modern technology. (
  • Compared with other donations after cardiac death, the process of dying is short (often less than10-15 minutes), and death is not preceded by medical deterioration in the intensive care unit. (
  • Euthanasia donors are, on average, younger than other cardiac death donors. (
  • Better transplant results may therefore occur in organ donation after euthanasia compared with donation after other causes of cardiac death, but additional studies are required. (
  • However the right to decline medical treatment is a basic right of the patient and the physician does not act unethically even if respecting such a wish results in the death of the patient. (
  • Over 3 Mb of original and well researched info on voluntary euthanasia and other aspects of death and dying. (
  • While the Supreme Court of Canada did not define "physician-assisted death" when it threw out the century-old Criminal Code prohibitions against the practice in February, legal experts say the court opened the door to both euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide - where the doctor writes a prescription for a life-ending overdose the patient then takes himself. (
  • Euthanasia is defined as "the intentional putting to death of a person with an incurable or painful disease intended as an act of mercy" (Nordqvist). (
  • It shall be unlawful for any person responsible for the care of a patient to withdraw or withhold from the patient medical treatment or sustenance if his purpose or one of his purposes in doing so is to hasten or otherwise cause the death of the patient. (
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  • Another argument supporting the use of euthanasia is that everyone would benefit if it were legal to show mercy when death becomes preferable over life. (
  • Euthanasia Euthanasia , which means good or peaceful death, has been practiced through the ages. (
  • The word "euthanasia" was first used in a medical context by Francis Bacon in the 17th century, to refer to an easy, painless, happy death, during which it was a "physician's responsibility to alleviate the 'physical sufferings' of the body. (
  • Euthanasia efforts were revived during the 1960s and 1970s, under the right-to-die rubric, physician assisted death in liberal bioethics, and through advance directives and do not resuscitate orders. (
  • Recently, the line between proactive palliative care - applying pain medications that may hasten death - and euthanasia has become more blurred. (
  • Euthanasia is translated from Greek as "good death" or "easy death. (
  • Euthanasia is defined in Webster's Dictionary as 'the act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals in a relatively painless way for reason of mercy (Webster's Dictionary 401). (
  • The word euthanasia comes from the Greek- eu, which means good and thanatos death. (
  • The key difference between euthanasia and assisted suicide is that in cases of assisted suicide, the individual receives assistance, but ultimately voluntarily causes their own death. (
  • In euthanasia the individual does not directly end their life, but another person acts to cause the individual's death. (
  • 12 Other studies have shown that euthanasia, physician-assisted suicide and the use of life-ending drugs without explicit patient request are not confined to countries where physician-assisted death is legal. (
  • Likewise when a doctor removes treatment, for the purpose of death this too falls under the definition of euthanasia. (
  • 3 Physicians are required to report each case of euthanasia to the multidisciplinary Belgian Federal Control and Evaluation Committee on Euthanasia by completing and submitting a registration form within 4 working days after a death by euthanasia. (
  • Voluntary euthanasia in which the intent is to cause the patient's death in a SINGLE act. (
  • Death comes in many forms, whether it be expected after a diagnosis of terminal illness or an unexpected accident or medical condition. (
  • However, many doctors and medical ethicists would say that there is a difference between committing an act that results in a patient's death, and omitting to carry out an act that would save a life. (
  • In 1995, the Special Senate Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, published its final report, Of Life and Death . (
  • This kind of purposeful death is called "euthanasia," and which many people refer to as "putting your pet down. (
  • Euthanasia is the induction of painless death. (
  • Oregon has passed the death with dignity act, upheld by the supreme court which legalizes Euthanasia under very specific circumstances. (
  • Active Euthanasia, Far more controversial, involves causing the death of a person through a direct action, in response to a request from that person (The Legal Dictionary). (
  • Euthanasia is a humane way of putting an animal to death. (
  • There are also euthanasia methods (eg, gunshot, electrocution) that are classified as 'conditionally acceptable' because they may not consistently lead to a humane death or have not undergone extensive scientific testing. (
  • Given the irreversible nature of the death penalty and plaintiffs' medical evidence and allegations, a stay is necessary to ensure that the defendants' last act against Franklin is not permanent, irremediable cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth Amendment," Laughrey wrote. (
  • Between 01/2007-12/2009 in Leuven 17 isolated lung transplantations were performed from cardiac death donors, including four after euthanasia, Dirk van Raemdonck and colleagues (Leuven) report. (
  • You would forgo any medical treatment and slowly wither away without the assistance of drugs which would help you with your pain until the time of death. (
  • Many patients and physicians displace anxieties about death onto the circumstances of dying-pain, dependence, loss of dignity, the unpleasant side effects resulting from medical treatments. (
  • In April 1999 Dr Jack Kevorkian, an exponent of euthanasia nicknamed Dr Death, was jailed for up to 25 years for assisting the suicides of up to 130 people in Michigan, United States. (
  • In my very first anti-euthanasia column, published by Newsweek in 1993, I worried that once medicalized killing became accepted, it would soon be joined by "organ harvesting as a plum to society. (
  • Despite this anti-euthanasia stance however, the "Greeks and Romans were not strong advocates of preserving life at any cost, and were tolerant of suicide when no relief could be offered to the dying" (Nordqvist). (
  • 1793 words - 7 pages Euthanasia - Response to Anti Euthanasia Essay Euthanasia is a topic that provokes as much controversy as capital punishment, primarily because it is irreversible. (
  • HPAD is closely affiliated to Dignity in Dying, the former Voluntary Euthanasia Society and this motion was part of a carefully orchestrated campaign . (
  • Tamora Langley from the Voluntary Euthanasia Society explains why they are supporting Mrs Pretty while Dr Richard Lamerton, medical director of the Hospice Of The Valleys in south Wales and a campaigner against euthanasia, argues there is a risk of setting a dangerous precedent. (
  • Doctors in war are frequently required to make complex decisions about the limitations and appropriateness of medical treatment, and to deal with the seemingly contradictory demands of preserving life and relieving suffering. (
  • The Collège des médecins du Québec has developed a new guideline for doctors unlike any in the history of Canadian medicine: a step-by-step guide to follow before, during and after administering euthanasia to an eligible patient, including the type of drugs to be used, the dose, the injection site and what to do in the event of complications. (
  • Abortion is a necessary medical procedure performed by medical doctors. (
  • Assisted dying has no place in medical practice - doctors should not be the gatekeepers - the judgements required go beyond their professional competence and providing lethal drugs is incompatible with clinical care. (
  • Now, while euthanasia remains technically illegal for infants in the Netherlands, doctors are not prosecuted so long as the protocol's criteria are met. (
  • The Hippocratic oath explicitly prohibited doctors from giving their patients poisons to end life and thus, traditionally, euthanasia and assisted suicide have not been considered legitimate medical acts. (
  • Euthanasia and assisted suicide, while technically illegal, are practiced widely by doctors in the Netherlands . (
  • Over 2,000 doctors and nurses cam e out in support of the doctor and demanded that euthanasia be made legal in France. (
  • For the medical community, it is even more challenging as doctors are trained to save lives," said Zirpe. (
  • Doctors at the 1000-bed Deenanath Mangeshkar hospital said roughly about one per cent of the people admitted in its ICUs every year ask not to be put on active medical interventions. (
  • The Australian Medical Association (AMA) also has reservations, stating it is unethical for doctors to be involved in the assisted suicide of patients. (
  • The medical profession would simply ask if legislation is introduced, that doctors aren't co-opted into the process in any fashion," AMA Tasmanian branch president John Burgess said. (
  • Many doctors who have participated in euthanasia are adversely affected emotionally and psychologically by their experiences. (
  • Many doctors would argue there reaches a point in the care of a patient where agressive medical treatment is no longer of any benefit. (
  • Euthanasia has not been a criminal offence in Holland since 1984, when courts and the Royal Dutch Medical Association drew up ten clearly defined official guidelines and conditions for doctors. (
  • Since 2000, a change in Dutch law removed any possibility that doctors will be prosecuted for carrying out euthanasia. (
  • Doctors in general and psychiatrists in particular who were involved in the euthanasia program were not morally blind or devoid of the power of moral reflection. (
  • I am CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organisation with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. (
  • The case will revive Belgium's debate over medical euthanasia as statistics show a steep year on year increase in the number of patients killed by doctors after a request to die. (
  • 7 Dr. James Downar, a member of DWD's Physician Advisory Council, 8 had complained four months earlier that the "scarcity of doctors" providing euthanasia/assisted suicide was "putting serious pressure" on the few who were. (
  • Dutch paediatrician Eduard Verhagen is in the forefront of a push to have the euthanasia of infants made legal in order to protect doctors who are already doing it. (
  • However, doctors who specialize in pain treatment have repeatedly pointed out that new pain control medications have effectively eliminated the pretext of uncontrollable pain as an excuse for euthanasia. (
  • Verhagen, who works at Groningen University Medical Centre, is one of a group of doctors who has proposed what is being called the Groningen Protocol to decide how much a child has to be suffering to be considered worthy of being killed by lethal injection. (
  • Because more than 70% of the patients who request euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide have cancer, the attitudes and behaviors of doctors who treat cancer (oncologists) with respect to these practices are of particular interest. (
  • Of these 3299 doctors, 22.5% supported physician-assisted suicide and 6.5% supported euthanasia for the hypothetical patient dying of prostate cancer. (
  • During their careers, 3.7% of surveyed doctors had performed euthanasia and 10.8% had participated in physician-assisted suicide at least once. (
  • Doctors in the United States who treat cancer appear to receive a substantial number of requests for euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. (
  • Over 3% of these doctors reported participating in euthanasia and over 10% in physician-assisted suicide. (
  • Everybody knows where the hospitals are, and if they can't find doctors who are willing to kill them, their medical condition must not be bad enough. (
  • When the Northern Territory branch of the Australian Medical Association publicly opposed the proposed Northern Territory legislation to provide for legal euthanasia, Nitschke and a small group of dissenting Territory doctors published a contrary opinion in the NT News under the banner Doctors for change . (
  • Today, in addition to doctors and nurses and other health care professionals, many different people are concerned with and are frequently called upon to offer judgments and opinions on the topic or on concerns and cases that arise within the field of medical or health care ethics. (
  • In 1984 the Dutch Supreme Court declared that voluntary euthanasia was acceptable if doctors had adhered to ten criteria. (
  • However, support drops below 50% when the cases involve patients who want euthanasia or PAS because of loss of dignity or autonomy or fear of being a burden 2 - which are the reasons motivating most patients who request euthanasia or PAS. (
  • The supporters of euthanasia (23.4%) stated reasons such as preventing the suffering of patients and respecting their autonomy and dignity. (
  • The biggest principle surround the use of euthanasia is autonomy, the right to self-determination. (
  • That there is a moral right, grounded in autonomy, for competent and informed individuals who have decided after careful consideration of the relevant facts, that their continuing life is not worth living, to non-interference with requests for assistance with suicide or voluntary euthanasia. (
  • Last month, a telephone counselling service which helps Canadians who are affected by assisted suicide or euthanasia revealed that, contrary to popular belief, pain is not usually the problem cited by people opting for the practices. (
  • The report examined the experience of foreign jurisdictions where assisted dying has been allowed and proposes a system modelled after countries such as the Netherlands where patients may request assisted suicide or euthanasia when a doctor has determined they are competent to make the decision, and have done so voluntarily. (
  • Not only will you understand the medical process, but you can be comforted by the knowledge that your pet will be put to sleep in a completely painless and peaceful way. (
  • This article examines Buddhist and Christian perspectives on euthanasia and finds that in spite of their cultural and theological differences both oppose it for broadly similar reasons. (
  • Similarly, Heather Draper speaks to the importance of motive, arguing that "the motive forms a crucial part of arguments for euthanasia, because it must be in the best interests of the person on the receiving end. (
  • What responsibility is ours in the growing national, and international, debate over euthanasia? (
  • Euthanasia, that is the act of deliberately ending the life of a patient, even at the patient's own request or at the request of close relatives, is unethical. (
  • In December, Quebec will become the first jurisdiction in the country to allow competent adults experiencing intolerable suffering at the end of life to request "medical aid in dying. (
  • Euthanasia, another term for purposely taking one's life to end their suffering, has been both widely practiced and condemned by many cultures dating back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans. (
  • The practice of voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide would cause society to devalue all life, especially the lives of the dying, the disabled, and the elderly. (
  • Euthanasia is the deliberate ending of life of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease. (
  • Euthanasia is the act of deliberately ending a life to relieve suffering. (
  • For example, a doctor who gave a patient with terminal cancer an overdose of muscle relaxants to end their life would be considered to have committed euthanasia. (
  • Depending on the circumstances (see below), euthanasia is regarded as either manslaughter or murder and is punishable by up to life imprisonment. (
  • The pragmatic argument states that many of the practices used in end-of-life care are essentially a type of euthanasia in all but name. (
  • The report expressly states that it is unclear whether respondents considered the withdrawal of, non-commencement of, or refusal of life-prolonging treatments as voluntary euthanasia. (
  • For example, a common argument made by proponents of euthanasia is that it is already lawful in some forms, where, for example, a doctor can withhold life-support or switch off a life-support machine," Dr McGee said. (
  • But this argument takes for granted that withholding and withdrawing life support really is a form of euthanasia, and so begs the question and only clouds the real issues that need to be debated. (
  • Definitions such as that offered by the House of Lords Select Committee on Medical Ethics take this path, where euthanasia is defined as "a deliberate intervention undertaken with the express intention of ending a life, to relieve intractable suffering. (
  • Having infant euthanasia as an option allows mothers to be sure that their baby has no chance of survival before ending its life. (
  • As the word is currently understood, euthanasia occurs when one person ends the life of another person for the purpose of ending the killed person's pain or suffering. (
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  • Opponents of euthanasia often argue that legalizing the procedure will lead to a rise in the use of life-ending drugs without a patient's explicit request, especially in vulnerable patient groups. (
  • In light of legalization and its alleged effects on the use of life-ending drugs without patient request, it is also important to map similarities and differences between euthanasia and the use of life-ending drugs without explicit patient request. (
  • Euthanasia is the termination of a very sick person's life, usually at their request, in order to relieve them of their suffering. (
  • At our hospital, 'end of life care' practice is a concept that allows patients to die with dignity once medical care becomes futile," said Kayanoosh Kadapatii, in-charge of ICUs at the hospital. (
  • After Derek explained to me what CHF would do to our sweet beast, we both knew that euthanasia would ultimately be both the kind and the right decision to end Harper's life. (
  • Community support toward PACC shifted dramatically in 2014 when life-saving medical stories were broadcast and key programs successfully launched. (
  • Before her infirmity takes hold, she takes her case to court, reaching the Supreme Court of Canada, and requests that when she no longer has the capacity to enjoy life or a meaningful existence that euthanasia be allowed. (
  • The California legislature passed the California End of Life Option Act , a bill legalizing the practice in September 2015, and the bill was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on October 5, 2015, making California the fifth state to authorize medical aid in dying and the second to do so through the legislature. (
  • However there are also some signs and symptoms that your pet is no longer experiencing good quality of life, and if you notice these then it would be advisable to contact your veterinarian to determine if euthanasia would be the most humane course of action. (
  • Medical practice complements these noble goals by preserving life and restoring health. (
  • Active" euthanasia occurs when a doctor administers medication intending it will shorten a patient's life. (
  • In a report released yesterday, a Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel proposes that assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia should be decriminalized for competent individuals who make a free and informed decision that their life is no longer worth living. (
  • In cases where a small domestic animal under the care and control of any person or animal protection organization poses an imminent threat to human or animal life, an alternative method of euthanasia may be used if it is in accordance with section 301. (
  • Should medical science always seek to prolong life? (
  • 3. Opposing Point 2: Medical Science should improve the quality of life instead of solely based on prolonging life. (
  • A total of 836 students (316 males and 520 females) completed a questionnaire in which euthanasia was defined as deliberate administration of an overdose of a drug by a doctor to relieve pain and suffering of a dying patient at his/her explicit request to end his/her life. (
  • Therefore, when disease or injury conditions arise that diminish quality of life or create pain and suffering that cannot be effectively relieved by medical means, euthanasia is indicated. (
  • The 'Management of Patients With Terminal Illness - Withdrawal of Medical Life Support Bill' has been drawn up in keeping with the recommendations of the Law Commission, Additional Solicitor General P S Narsimha told a five-judge Constitution Bench. (
  • Euthanasia is the practice of intentionally ending life in order to relieve pain and suffering. (
  • A South Korean hospital has removed a life-support system from a comatose patient, upholding a court ruling which had approved a euthanasia request for the first time in the country. (
  • But the family had said extending life using medical devices would prolong the woman's "painful and meaningless" existence. (
  • I dont believe in euthenasia, only GOD has the right to know when is the time to be with HIM, as long as theres a way to restore the life of an individual, it is our responsibility to take care of them. (
  • 1031 words - 5 pages Euthanasia is the delibrete killing of an ill person's life in order to soothe them from the suffering the illness is causing. (
  • Euthanasia is the act of ending a patients life who is suffering from a fatal diseae in order to decrease his suffering. (
  • In euthanasia, someone ends the life of a sick person at the sick person's request. (
  • Oncologists who reported problems in getting dying patients all the care they needed were more likely to have performed euthanasia than were those who reported no problems in getting patients adequate end-of-life care. (
  • They believe that they should never have to "kill" or end a patient's life with drugs no matter what kind of condition they are in: Killing is never medical care. (
  • He accepted medical treatment and used the remaining months of his life to become closer to his wife and parents. (
  • Euthanasia and Other Medical Decisions Concerning the End of Life. (
  • In addition to having long been interested in studying medicine he has suffered from hypochondria most of his adult life and futilely hoped with his medical studies to educate himself out of the problem. (
  • We talk to campaigner, Mickey Charouneau, from the charity, Dignity in Dying, who campaigns for the legalisation of assisted dying and Dr Thomas Stuttaford, patron of Alzheimer's Research UK , who feels that euthanasia could open the door to state-sanctioned murder. (
  • According to a recent study by the British euthanasia lobby group Dying in Dignity, 32% of British people who were surveyed (2,246 adults) stated that their greatest fear about dying was being alone. (
  • The Dying in Dignity study should concern us that if euthanasia were legal that people might be killed because they felt abandoned and alone with no reason to live. (
  • The majority, 108 (76.6%) opposed euthanasia and their reasons included religious beliefs, belief that euthanasia was unethical and fear of misuse. (
  • More than 70 percent of cases of euthanasia and PAS worldwide involved patients with cancer. (
  • Understandably, the issue of euthanasia triggers much emotion and can be fraught with speculative arguments. (
  • It has been claimed that a survey showed 80 per cent of people in Tasmania are in favour of euthanasia, but the Parliamentary report on the bill in which these findings are presented itself concedes that the wording of the survey was confused," Dr McGee said. (
  • 2) If euthanasia solution becomes unavailable, the board may issue a waiver of the requirements of this section which would permit the use of any method of euthanasia that is consistent with both the standard of care as defined by the board and the most current version of the American Veterinary Medical Association's Guidelines on Euthanasia. (
  • With this knowledge, you can make a more informed decision on what method of euthanasia would be most suitable for your horse, given his current medical condition. (
  • The subject of euthanasia is a heated battle, in which lines have been drawn between warring social, religious and political groups. (
  • Local religious communities have been split on the subject of euthanasia. (
  • Early in 1989 two legislative proposals were submitted to Parliament pertaining to the practice of euthanasia but could not be discussed, as shortly afterwards the Cabinet resigned. (
  • In this contribution, we will discuss the present state of the debate, first through analysis of research into the practice of euthanasia and then through a moral evaluation of its political and legal implications. (
  • In this study, we review the Dutch experience, with particular attention to the current practice of euthanasia on newborns, infants, children, and adolescents. (
  • For example, in 1983 several general practitioners published case reports in influential Dutch medical journals. (
  • This book provides the general reader (who need have no expertise in philosophy, law or medicine) with a lucid introduction to this central question in the debate, not least by reviewing the Dutch euthanasia experience. (
  • Among cases reported in Dutch, the proportion in which the person was expected to die in the foreseeable future decreased from 93.9% in 2003 to 84.1% in 2013, and palliative care teams were increasingly consulted about the euthanasia request (from 34.0% in 2003 to 42.6% in 2013). (
  • Last week, figures showed that the number of Dutch people killed by medical euthanasia has more than doubled in the 10 years since legislation was changed to permit it, rising 13 per cent last year to 4,188. (
  • In Bioethics, the utilitarian principle that suffering is the worst possible evil, is being fully realized in Holland where legalized euthanasia has many afraid to go to hospitals. Rumours and more reliable first-hand reports have been common for years of Dutch people carrying cards that ask hospital staff not to kill them. (
  • In most countries, including Canada and the UK, the issue of legalizing euthanasia, with 'safeguards' based on the Dutch model, is being openly debated, with many in the medical profession advocating in its favour. (
  • In November 1989 the government (a coalition of the Christian Democratic Party and the Socialist Party) announced its intention to suspend political debate on legislation in order to obtain an empirical understanding of the frequency and nature of euthanasia in medical practice. (
  • The courts rule against her and in suffering, she dies in 1994.This controversial case and others like it are the cause of the Special Senate Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, formed to review the arguments from factions for and against, and provide final recommendations to parliament for legislation. (
  • He campaigned successfully to have a legal euthanasia law passed in Australia's Northern Territory and assisted four people in ending their lives before the law was overturned by the Government of Australia . (
  • A veritable tour de force through the controversies apparent in the modern euthanasia debate … reads easily and coherently. (
  • In the days following Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, a doctor and two nurses were arrested on charges of homicide involving patients in Memorial Medical Centre, Louisiana. (
  • This is strange to say, but it happens in a peaceful manner," says Eduard Verhagen, who is head of the Department of Pediatrics at the University Medical Centre in Groningen, the Netherlands, and also a lawyer. (
  • ABSTRACT To investigate the attitudes of final-year medical students at Khartoum University towards euthanasia an anonymous questionnaire was answered by 141 students. (
  • As I wrote in, "The Perversion of Science and Medicine" ( Medical Sentinel , Spring and Summer 1997) medical science under collectivist and totalitarian regimes --- whether of the National Socialist variety (i.e. (
  • Before this, there had been an estimated 10 to 15 cases of infant euthanasia in the Netherlands each year between 1997 and 2004, but only about a fifth were reported. (
  • This practice was ceased when the ROTI Act was effectively nullified by the Australian Parliament's Euthanasia Laws Act 1997 . (
  • Counterexamples can be given: such definitions may encompass killing a person suffering from an incurable disease for personal gain (such as to claim an inheritance), and commentators such as Tom Beauchamp and Arnold Davidson have argued that doing so would constitute "murder simpliciter" rather than euthanasia. (
  • There are anecdotes - stories that come up in quiet, informal conversations between professionals - of infant euthanasia in other countries, but in most places publicly admitting to it is tantamount to admitting murder. (
  • Euthanasia is currently illegal and punishable as murder throughout the United States . (
  • they provided their professional expertise for the commission of medical murder on an unprecedented, colossal scale. (