Euthanasia Pros And Cons

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Physician-Assisted Suicide is assisted suicide from a physician to a person to make it as painless and dignified as possible. There is also Euthanasia, which is to end a person life so they don’t have to go through any more pain and suffering without the patients consent. As of right now, only Montana, Oregon, Vermont and Washington have legalized Physician-Assisted suicide. To be eligible for Physician-assisted suicide, a patient must have a terminally ill disease. There are many pros and cons in this if you are having unbearable pain and want to end the suffering.
In other words if someone is suffering from depression, they can’t just go to physician to end their life. This only applies to patients with a disease in which they are going
Some people might think that it’s immoral to kill someone without natural cause. The goal for Euthanasia is to provide a person a way to relieve extreme pain or when a person life is just going downhill for them. This also help’s free up medical funds to help other people. In other cases it could be a freedom of choice if the patients wants to end their life without going through anymore suffering. A lot of argument is over if Euthanasia devalues life or if it is against human moral to take another life. While a person decisions does play a role in this, most of the time it will be a physician choice to see if the patient should live or
As long as there is pain and suffering there will always people choosing suicide as an answer. There has always been Request’s from patient to end their life back when medicine was first invented. While Euthanasia is very limited in the United States there have been patients that commit suicide on their own to end there suffering from depression. Studies have shown that 57 percent of physicians today have received some type of request from their patients for physician-assisted suicide. (Back et al) Still there is other that oppose why only ill patients get to have this opportunity. For example, someone with depression, schizophrenia, or is paralyzed who do not wish to continue their life can’t have the opportunity of an assisted suicide. If it was legal then there would be people with temporary problem who would go to a physician to fix to problem with a permanent solution. There are both too many views on this, which is why it is hard to make a decision about
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