Difference Between Assisted Suicide And Euthanasia

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The Difference Between Physician Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide are both similar ways for patients to take the easy way out of medical suffering. Euthanasia is worse than assistant suicide because it can be performed without a patient’s consent. If the result of death is the same for both, how can one be accepted than the other? Euthanasia is a doctor taking a patient’s life in using painless medication while that person is suffering from a disease against or with a patient’s consent. Assisted suicide is exactly similar to Euthanasia, however a doctor must and only have consent from the patient. Euthanasia and assisted suicide are both illegal, except in some states. The only difference between both is assisted suicide has one different aspect, the patient can have a living will. If both results end in death, why does assisted suicide make it acceptable to be legal in some states? On the other hand, Citizens choose assisted suicide when they come to a point they do not think they can survive or have purpose to live. If a patient is suffering from long term cancer treatments, being in a coma, injuries, or a disease with the medicine and surgeries not helping, the patient…show more content…
Physician assisted suicide is the same as Euthanasia, with the only difference of having a patient’s consent only. Euthanasia and assisted suicide should both be illegal for helping a patient take his or her own life. In my previous essay that I wrote in my English 101 class at Montgomery College, I stated why and how assistant suicide is harming the medical field and taking lives that have the right to live. It takes away doctors from being able to find a cure for current and future patients going through the same cancer or
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