Essay about The Death Of Euthanasia And Euthanasia

1852 Words Jul 4th, 2016 8 Pages
Life has always been full of suffering and pain, and with many diseases that are going incurable and making people’s life intolerable and unbearable. Even though medicine is constantly developing it still doesn’t give every patient the chance to relieve their pain or even survive from it. Euthanasia is defined as the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma also known as assisted suicide. In Greek its translated as “good death” or “easy death,” which its originated as a term referring to a painless and peaceful natural death with old age. Majority of countries have euthanasia against the law which according to the National Health Service, in the UK it’s illegal to help somebody kill themselves, regardless of circumstances. Assisted suicide carries a maximum sentence of 14 years in prison in the UK. In the USA the law varies in different states (Nordqvist). Although many individuals that are terminally ill are consider euthanasia as well as some of their family members and this is because they don’t want to see them suffer or go through so much pain everyday of their life. There are four types of euthanasia passive, active, voluntary and involuntary.
One set is passive versus active euthanasia; which passive euthanasia is when medical professionals are hastening someone else’s death. A patient is taken away from medical treatment with the intention to cause death to the patient, such as removing them from…

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