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Although this topic is controversial, the patients should be allowed, in certain circumstances, to end their lives. There are circumstances where living would cause the patients more pain with no promises of recovery. And even then they may still die because of a relapse or they may even be in constant pain for the rest of their lives. Then there is the argument about what happens to the tissue samples as well as the body after death. What happens with the body normally is the family or government, in the case of John Does, takes care of the body. But what happens to the tissue samples is another story altogether.

To begin with the Patient 's’ Rights and End of Life Care act in France. This act was put into action in 2005, this Act enabled
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Europe has, in various surveys, shown that to better understand the patient 's decision to end their life you have to look at the medical records and decisions resulting from their records. Among the 14,999 deaths, 646 of the doctors could not be identified or could not be found. These facts may be based on a survey, but they show that a large percent of people with severe cases will choose a medical way to either hasten or cause death. Many people are told they may die because of medical problems, and they may have been told of all the pain they could be in, and the doctors may have told them that there was no certainty or that there was little to no chance of recovery. In these cases, giving the patient the choice of a painless death would only be the correct thing to do. If some want to not go thru the pain, if we look at the case of Henrietta Lacks we can see a clear case where choosing death would have spared her some pain. She had horrendous cysts and was swollen and almost unrecognizable by the time she had died. She was in …show more content…
It’s known that people can refuse treatment, such as dialysis or a ventilator. Patients can choose an option that is painful, as well as slow, if they wish to end their life. Starvation. People will stop eating and drinking to speed up their death. Though this option is widely resisted by physicians, because many are unsure of the legality of letting someone starve themselves. VSED (Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking) is not considered abuse, neglect or even assisted suicide. One such patient to request this was a woman named Jane. Jane had Polio as a child and also had Type 1 diabetes, she saw her body deteriorate until she couldn’t take care of her own basic needs. Her condition had no chance of improvement. In 2010, she decided that they way she was living had no meaning and told her care provider that she was “asserting her right to lawfully embark upon a course which will shorten her life free from any interference”. (Thaddues Pope, Lindsey Anderson) She was examined for depression and was not diagnosed with depression. She explained to her long term care giver logically why she no longer wished to live the way she was. In May, 2010, Jane made her children her Guardians, telling them to refuse hydration and nutrition for her. Her long term care facility was unsure whether they could legally comply with Jane’s

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