ABSTRACT. Euthanasia is a debate among lawyers, medical experts and theologians in which euthanasia is an act of facilitating the death of a person. Euthanasia or assisted suicide—and sometimes both—have been legalized in a small number of countries and states. In all jurisdictions, laws and safeguards. Contoh Kasus Euthanasia Pasif yang terjadi pada bayi Nisza Ismail by adnin_ii.

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India’s position in the global scenario. Forty-two publications of euthanaaia research were identified and included in the present study after critical appraisal. This suggests that discussions on this subject are inadequately informed and ineffectual. Secondly, that it is an unjustifiable demand to ask a person to take another person’s life.

Ethical and socio-religious aspects]. Of the deaths without an explicit requestthe decision was not discussed with the patient in This article provides a detailed review of the two reports comparing and contrasting the statistics cited therein. Physician-assisted suicide in Oregon: Switzerland is an exception, in that assisted suicide, although not formally legalized, is tolerated as a result of a loophole in a law dating back to the early s that decriminalizes suicide.

Ethical differences between active and passive or indirect euthanasia are difficult to maintain especially when the passivity of the actor causes death.

In Belgium, it is thought that there are as many unreported as reported cases of euthanasia. When controlled for religious practice, psychiatrists expressed more conservative views regarding euthanasia than did physicians from other medical specialties.

Range of possible penal consequences perpetrator is very wide from waiver of punishment to life imprisonment and it comes from different penal qualification of the euthanasia. The aim of this study was to provide insight into the attitudes and actions taken by psychiatric nurses when confronted with a patient ‘s euthanasia request based on unbearable mental suffering UMS.

However, basing a request on an advance directive or living will may be ethically problematic because the request is not contemporaneous with the act and may not be evidence of the will of the patient at the time euthanasia is carried out.


This article provides an overview of the scarce international literature concerning nurses’ attitudes to euthanasia. Nurses’ involvement in the care of patients requesting euthanasia: A Challenge to Our Advocacy.

A significant percentage of surveyed respondents were euthajasia EAS or its legalization. They explained that by being suthanasia on promoting a peaceful dying process, or the quality of end-of-life of a patient by caring and supporting the patient and the relatives it was mainly possible to shorten patient ‘s suffering without “intentionally hastening a patient ‘s death on his request “.

Following the recent revival of virtue ethics, a number of ethicists have discussed the moral problems surrounding euthanasia by drawing on concepts such as compassion, benevolence, death with dignity, mercy, and by inquiring whether euthanasia is compatible with human flourishing.

Seven articles were reviewed and analyzed.

Non-voluntary and involuntary euthanasia in The Netherlands: In the United Kingdom, it involves a 4-year residency program, and in Australia and the United States, 3 years.

In view of the continuing debate on euthanasiathe restrictions and safeguards which pasiif introduced into the Voluntary Euthanasia Legislation Bill are discussed.

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The final sample consisted of physicians, nurses, relatives euthanasja lay people. Euthanasia is a subject that has been debated in health ethics courses for many years. In the Netherlands, depression was significantly euthahasia in refused than granted requestsand there was no significant difference in the rate of depression between euthanasia cases and similar patients who had not made a request for euthanasia.

Opponents of euthanasia see this as a dangerous slippery slope. The legitimacy of active euthanasia has been the subject of major controversy in recent times in various countries and religious traditions. Defining euthanasia is a difficult and complex task, which causes confusion in its practical clinical application.

Legalizing euthanasia or assisted suicide: the illusion of safeguards and controls

The argument for compassion is one of the central arguments in favour of voluntary active euthanasia. Ethical decisions are involved in life and death decisions for severely handicapped infants.


The author notes that the “rules of careful conduct” proposed by the courts and by the Royal Dutch Society of Medicine were frequently disregarded.

The legal framework so established euthanasi renowned for setting a number of valuable due-care criteria for the physician to follow when performing euthanasia on a. Dutch law leads to confusion over when to use life ending treatment in suffering newborns.

The laws in the Netherlands and Luxembourg also allow pas. In most cases patient and physician stopped discussing this wish, and none of the physicians had discussed plans for the future with the patient or evaluated the patient ‘s situation after their refusal. Examination of national legislations of countries where both active euthanasia and assisted suicide are legal.

However, a quarter of those in earlier phases in their illness trajectory, particularly those who experienced high pain, fatigue or nausea requested more information on these topics. This behavior is engaged by the healthcare provider based on their humanistic desire to end suffering and pain.

Practices that were associated with decreased turnover rates included provision of a designated euthanasia room, exclusion of other live animals from vicinity during euthanasiaand removal of euthanized animals from a room prior to entry apsif another animal to be euthanized.

In countries where active euthanasia by pssif physician is allowed under law – Belgium and the Netherlands – physicians are sometimes confronted with patients who want to donate organs after active euthanasia has been performed. In relation to that argument, euthanasia is not in accordance with the basic principles of medicine and nursing as they have evolved over the years and could therefore easily disrupt the therapeutic relationship. This article counters arguments made by Bartels and Otlowski in regarding euthanasia.