Euthanasia conducted with the consent of the patient is termed voluntary euthanasia.
Involuntaryeuthanasia occurs when euthanasia is performed on a person who is able to provide informed consent, but does not, either because they do not choose to die, or because they were not asked.
Euthanasia where the explicit consent of the individual concerned is unavailable. Non-voluntary euthanasia is illegal in all countries in the world, although it is practised in the Netherlands on infants.
Active euthanasia entails the use of lethal substances or forces, such as administering a lethal injection,overdose of fatal medicines Protesters call it MURDER..!!!!!!!
Passive euthanasia entails thewithholding of common treatments,such as antibiotics, necessary forthe continuance of life.
1) painless death2) Speedy termination of physicaland emotional suffering.3) saves familys money4) organs can be put to good use5) Relieve mental suffering for thepatient and his relatives.
demeans the sanctify of life,it is muder and its only God who can take away human life. It destroys life which has potential that is yet unknown to the patient,doctor or the family members. It discourages scientists who are looking for a cure for incurable ailments.
"Father of Medicine Greek physician Hippocrates was against it. Was supported by Socrates and Plato Italian poet Pierre-Georgio Welby who suffered from muscular dystrophy for a decade until on his repeated requests his anesthetist friend ‘killed’ him with an overdose of sedative.
It can be followed but in extremely rare cases,stringent rules and caution to be followed.