Euthanasia Key Terms
Euthanasia = indcuing a painless death, by agreement and with compassion to ease suffering. From the Greek meaning 'God Death'
Active (direct) Euthanasia = carrying out some action to help someone to die.
Voluntary Euthanasia = helping a person who wishes to die, to do so.
Passive Euthanasia Euthanasia = not carrying pout the actions which would prolong life.
Involuntary Euthansia = helping a person to die when they are unable to request this for themselves.