Euthanasia And The Death Of Euthanasia Essay

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In a recent case Terri Schiavo, a woman from Florida suffered from brain damage and had been in a coma since 1990, had her feeding tube removed. Doctors were given permission to do so from her husband. Her parents fought to have the doctors put it back, but they lost. Two weeks after tube was removed Terri Schiavo died in 2005. In the early 201th century, Euthanasia groups appeared for the first time in England and America. Nazis in Germany had their own euthanasia program during the World War II. People who were not worthy and health enough to survive, even children and older people, is who they let die.Many of the people who believed that people had the right to die emerged into the later part of the 20th century. In the Greek language the word Euthanasia means good death. It also known as mercy killing. Euthanasia is the termination of ones life, who was severely ill, in order to relieve them from their pain and suffering. The topic of Euthanasia is highly controversial. There are different forms of Euthanasia passive and active. Passive euthanasia is when a patient doesn’t receive the medicine or treatment they need in order to remain alive. Active euthanasia is when a doctor or a nurse gives medicine that will end someone 's life to an ill patient. In some cases, where someone is on life support they pull the plug and the patient dies. Sometimes the patient is not given food anymore. In other cases giving the patient antibiotics, chemotherapy, or morphine may lead to…

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