Advances in Medical Ethics

Advances in Medical Ethics
Open Access

ISSN: 2385-5495

Niranjan Chandi

Department of Pharmaceutical and Food Analysis, Lumbini Buddhist University, F7VP+965, Lumbini Sanskritik 32900, Nepal

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    Long Term Ramifications for Legitimacy of Euthanasia
    Author(s): Niranjan Chandi*

    The idea of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide has resurfaced as part of a growing emphasis on end-of-life care.The Medical Specialties recently recognised palliative care as a subspecialty, which allows terminally ill patients to request and receive lethal doses of medication from physicians.Perhaps the most attention has been paid to euthanasia. Surprisingly, medical advances that allow for the treatment of many previously fatal illnesses (pneumonia) or the replacement of function of failing organs (dialysis and ventilation) appear to have increased the prevalence of difficult end-of-life situations. There is a wide range of physician ac.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2385-5495.22.8.017

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