Translation: from english

Voluntary Active Euthanasia

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  • Voluntary Active Euthanasia — this page is on a specific paper, for the category of Euthanasia, see Euthanasia Voluntary Active Euthanasia is the name of a paper by Dan W. Brock in which it the morality and legality of Euthanasia is studied. Brock comes to the conclusion that …   Wikipedia

  • voluntary active euthanasia — euthanasia in which one willingly participates …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Active euthanasia — The active acceleration of a good death by use of drugs etc, whether by oneself or with the aid of a doctor. The word euthanasia comes from the Greek eu meaning goodly or well + thanatos meaning death. So, euthanasia is literally the good death.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Euthanasia — For mercy killings performed on animals, see Animal euthanasia. Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Euthanasia and the law — Efforts to change government policies on euthanasia in the 20th century have met limited success in Western countries. Country policies are described below in alphabetical order, followed by the exceptional case of the Netherlands. Euthanasia… …   Wikipedia

  • Euthanasia in the Netherlands — In 2002, the Netherlands legalized euthanasia. Euthanasia is still a criminal offence but the law codified a twenty year old convention of not prosecuting doctors who have committed euthanasia in very specific cases, under very specific… …   Wikipedia

  • euthanasia — /juθəˈneɪʒə / (say yoohthuh nayzhuh) noun 1. Also, active euthanasia. the deliberate bringing about of the death of a person suffering from an incurable disease or condition, as by administering a lethal drug or by withdrawing existing life… …   Australian English dictionary

  • euthanasia — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ voluntary ▪ involuntary, non voluntary ▪ active, passive VERB + EUTHANASIA ▪ perform …   Collocations dictionary

  • Euthanasia — The word euthanasia comes straight out of the Greek eu , goodly or well + thanatos , death = the good death and for 18th century writers in England that was what euthanasia meant, a good death, a welcome way to depart quietly and well from life.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Euthanasia, active — The active acceleration of a good death by use of drugs etc, whether by oneself or with the aid of a doctor. The word euthanasia comes from the Greek eu , goodly or well + thanatos , death = the good death and for 18th century writers in England… …   Medical dictionary

  • euthanasia — n. the act of taking life to relieve suffering. In voluntary euthanasia the sufferer asks for measures to be taken to end his or her life. This may be accomplished by active steps, usually the administration of a drug, or more passively, for… …   The new mediacal dictionary


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