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Euthanasia

  1. 1. Euthanasia<br />Painless Death<br />
  2. 2. Euthanasia is the termination<br />of a human because they are <br />living an intolerable life and <br />are terminally ill…<br />
  3. 3. It is ended either by lethal injection…<br />
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  5. 5. Over-dose…<br />
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  7. 7. Or withdrawl from life support <br />or medication. <br />
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  10. 10. Euthanasia as an Ethical Dilemma<br />There is a difference of opinion…<br />Some believe it is for the better…<br />Others believe it is completely wrong or against their religion.<br />
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  12. 12. There are four types of Euthanasia<br />
  13. 13. One<br />The doctor gives the<br /> patient a prescription to<br /> ‘put them to sleep’<br />
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  15. 15. Two<br />Voluntary <br />That the patient refuses medicine, <br />life support, takes their own <br />life or over-doses<br />
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  17. 17. Three<br />Non-Voluntary<br />The patient approves of the death <br />and it is performed by a friend <br />or family member<br />
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  19. 19. Four<br />Terminal Sedation<br />Medical induced sleep without other treatment<br />
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  21. 21. Assisted suicide is not a legitimate medical procedure and this was determined by the attorney general in 2001…<br />
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  23. 23. The United States refuse to legally allow Euthanasia…<br />
  24. 24. And as far as we know, that will not change for a long time.<br />
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  26. 26. Arguments Against…<br />Euthanasia is for people who have terminal illness…<br />Terminal meaning someone that is expected to die in 6 months<br />
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  28. 28. Arguments For…<br />The patient is in unbearable pain<br />To the family of a cancer patient, to see that person undergo so much is the most difficult task<br />
  29. 29. To a family of a patient in a coma, knowing they cannot live their life or even speak, is unbearable<br />They have the right to commit suicide<br />
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  31. 31. You cannot force someone to live<br />No laws or medical ethics <br />requires everything to<br /> be done to keep a person<br /> alive<br />
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  33. 33. Since 2000<br />20 cases of euthanasia go on trial every year…<br />And every single one has prevailed<br />
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  35. 35. In the end, you helped them<br />

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