People also choose Euthanasia as a means to ending their life because they feel that can no longer live their lives the way the want to. Finally, people use Euthanasia to end their lives because they feel that only machines and medication are keeping them alive and that they have truly died inside. A careful and close analysis of this topic and a review of some quotes taken from a major motion picture on this subject will show that Euthanasia should be legalized, and implemented in our palliative care system today. The word Euthanasia can be a taboo in the medical care system today. Many medical practitioners dismiss euthanasia as an option to treatment and it is illegal in all 12 Canadian provinces.
It has the minds of society wondering if death solves some of the most extreme medical problems. If a patient finds himself or herself terminally ill and in excruciating pain, they should have the option to partake in assisted suicide to end their misery. Some insights support Euthanasia and some reject the concept. This issue is important to society because people want the right to end their lives when facing terminal, or life threatening, illnesses. In my opinion, certain forms of euthanasia should be considered legal.
Or else, family members give their consent to proceed euthanasia on the terminally ill patient because it’s hard for them to see their loved one’s suffer in agony pain. According to Dave Anderson’s article, “As a law, voluntary euthanasia is accepted in some countries,
Physicians have a lot of power over their patients, many physicians advocate for the legalization of euthanasia (Shai 79). The physician’s duty is to ease the pain of the patient and, since many of the terminally ill patients experience unbearable pain, they do what they can and opt for euthanasia (Shai 79). Doctors are by law require to meet the needs of the patients and many times patients request for the doctors to alleviate the pain, although this could mean the termination the patients life. Physicians see the pain that their patients suffer and know what methods can ease the pain, not every patients suffering from chronic diseases will be given the same treatment, however if the patient is given the treatment of euthanasia, there is a reason behind that action. Pain is a contributing factor to the patients request to be euthanatized furthermore research has shown that the amount of pain they experiences rises to forty percent in last couple days of their lives.
The can only prolong it. Many people solicit their physicians to aid in the quick and easy death. Doctors, aware of ethics of their chosen profession, and consequences of their actions, especially malpractice suits, often refuse the request (www.euthanasia.org/ve.html). Involuntary euthanasia removes those people with a poor quality of life. Those people should have the right to die against their will, argue some health care providers.
Therefore, having my grandfather in a nursing home for nine years is enough; there should be a way for someone to stop this horrible suffering, even if it is legalizing euthanasia. I can tell you many reasons to legalize euthanasia or assisted suicide in the United States; but the primary reason is to stop tormenting an ill patient by keeping him/her alive. Many people have disease that are incurable and the pain they go through is unbearable. So, why let
The reality of the situation is that they will not get better and just spend their days in pain until they die. By legalizing euthanasia, it gives the people an alternative when they are sick of the suffering. Medical Expenses People with terminal illness most of the time do not have enough m... ... middle of paper ... ...essure them into it, and it violates the Hippocratic Oath. On the other side, the main reasons for the legalization are that it is fast and painless which allows a simple death, it relieves the pain that these people would have to face for the rest of their lives, and because the medical expenses are a burden to them as well as their families after they have passed away naturally. Everyone is entitled to their opinions about euthanasia/assisted suicide, which can be seen with only three states making it legal in the U.S but many other countries legalizing it.
Active euthanasia - when action is taken to bring a life to an end; for example a lethal dose of drugs may be administered. This is against the law. Positive euthanasia - when action is taken to bring life to an end by stopping giving treatment so death will be a result. Euthanasia is a complicated issue now days as there are so many medical treatments available to keep people alive. If somebody is badly injured and losses the ability to think and feel forever and there is no chance of recovering they can still be kept alive for a long time.
People are made to live too long in ways they would not choose: dependent upon machines, lying in comas, and suffering unbearable pain. Bacon’s “stroke of death” has become the “stretch of death,” giving people all that much more to fear. To address these fears, many people attempt to control when and how they end their lives. Naturally, they turn to their physicians for assistance because the physicians know what amounts of drugs are lethal and how to administer such drugs to ensure death and prevent pain. However, in recent decades, when a patient feels that his or her life is no longer worth living for, they will commonly ask for their physicians’ assistance in suicide.
Euthanasia A terminal disease can take a toll on a person physically, mentally, and emotionally. Sometimes a disease can eat and eat at someone until they are tired of it and just want it to end. Euthanasia is a way that the pain and suffering can end for these miserable people. Euthanasia is assisted suicide by a doctor for people that have a terminal disease. Euthanasia could help a lot of people end their suffering and pain, but euthanasia is only legal in a few places.