- Created by: Beth
- Created on: 13-05-15 19:04
Types of Euthanasia
Active Euthanasia - one person actions another's death for the other's benefit.
Passive Euthanasia - by withholding treatment or taking away vital life-prolonging support, one person allows another to die.
Voluntary Euthanasia - the request to die by the person who competently wishes it so.
Non-Voluntary Euthanasia - a decision to die by a second party on behalf of one who is unable to make that decision.
Involuntary Euthanasia - one decides to impose or permit death of another even though death is against the other's wishes.
Suicide - one person intentionally killing him or herself.
Assisted suicide - one person helps another to commit suicide.
Physician-assisted suicide - a qualified physician helps another to commit suicide.