Ethical Practice Of Physician Assisted Suicide

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The Ethical Practice of Physician Assisted Suicide Most people do not know exactly what physician assisted suicide, (PAS) commonly referred to as assisted death is. PAS is ‘the voluntary termination of one's own life by administration of a lethal substance with the direct or indirect assistance of a physician’ (Physician-assisted Suicide). As you can tell this has been a hot topic in the United States for several years. There are many reasons why assisted death is not as harmful as many people would think, a few states in the north western U.S. have already adopted assisted death into common medical practice, it is safer than having to it in any other way, and it lets a person die on their own terms. States such as Oregon, Washington, and
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