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  • 1. Title Page
    Euthanasia Power Point Presentation
    Kip D. Klingman
    Southern Nazarene University
    Module 13 – Death, Grief, and Loss
    August 20, 2009
    Professor: Mary Lou Bates
  • 2. Euthanasia
  • College Course
    Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio
    Department of Bioethics
    Courses Pondering the Issues
  • 10. What is euthanasia?
    Euthanasia
    A doctor intentionally killing a person by the administration of drugs, at that person’s voluntary and competent request.
    Physician-assisted suicide
    A doctor intentionally helping a person to commit suicide by providing drugs for self-administration, at that person’s voluntary and competent request.
    (Palliative Medicine 2003)
  • 11. Palliative Sedation vs. Euthanasia
    Palliative Sedation
    Injection of medication to ease suffering without interfering in the outcome
    Euthanasia Sedation
    Injection of medication for the purpose of killing
  • 12. Legal Snapshot
    Netherlands only country where legal
    The state of Oregon is only American City where legal
  • 13. What Euthanasia is Not
    Passive Euthanasia/Medicalized Killing
    Withdrawal or withholding ‘futile’ treatment
    Terminal sedation the use of sedative medication to relieve intolerable suffering in the last days of life
    For reality purposes there can be no such thing as passive euthanasia.
    Passive euthanasia is determined by a medical professional and thus not agreed upon voluntarily by a competent person .
    (Palliative Medicine)
  • 14. Quick Facts
    Euthanasia in the Netherlands
    1,000 people killed without their knowledge or consent
    4,900 people given lethal doses of morphine without their consent
    (Rhoda Olkin)
    Jack Kevorkianaka Dr. Death
    Out of Forty-seven Cases
    31.1% Terminal
    73.9% Reported pain
    36% Depressed
    66% Disabled
    90% Feared dependency
    68.1% Women
    (Rhoda Olkin)
  • 15. Face of Euthanasia
    Chantal Sebire
    • French woman who sought euthanasia dies from overdose of sleeping pills
    • 16. Former teacher and mother of 3 had a rare form of cancer (esthesioneuroblastoma)
    (Fox News)
  • 17. Face of Hope & Purpose
    The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) Jennifer Carpenter (The Washington Post)
    Anneliese MichelThe Real Emily Rose (MovieOrigins.com, CTF Media)
  • 18. Legalizing Euthanasia
    If euthanasia is legalized
    Pressure on vulnerable people (depressed,
    Underdevelopment or devaluation of palliative care
    Conflict between legal requirements and the personal and professional values of physicians and other healthcare professionals
    Widening of the clinical criteria to include other groups in society
    Increase in the incidence of nonvoluntary and involuntary medicalized killing
    Killing to become accepted within society
  • 19. References
    Give Me Liberty at My Death Photohttp://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-01-17-scotus-suicide_x.htm
    EAPC Ethics Task Force http://ezproxy.snu.edu:2055/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&AN=2003-99025-004&site=ehost-live
    Why I Changed My Mind About Physician-Assisted Suicide: How Stanford University Made a Radical Out of Me.http://ezproxy.snu.edu:2055/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&AN=2005-06850-010&site=ehost-live
    Fox News http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,339709,00.html
    The Washington Posthttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/02/AR2005090200559.html
    ChasingtheFrog.comhttp://www.chasingthefrog.com/reelfaces/emilyrose.php

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