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Argumentative Essay On Euthanasia

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Stephen Hawking's once said “We don't let animals suffer, so why humans?” In society it considered animal abuse to let a dog living suffering; it's even a punishable crime. However it's considered wrong to end a person's life, even with their permission if they're suffering. In the United States only five of the 50 states and Washington DC have legalized euthanasia better known as physician-assisted suicide. Euthanasia gives terminally ill patient stability to die with a sense of dignity and control over their life and it also improves quality of life.

Euthanasia is used to painlessly kill a patient who is suffering from an incurable and painful disease or irreversible coma. It gives a patient ability to die with a sense of dignity and control over their life. Common conditions make which make patients to see euthanasia are terminally ill cancer patients, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other terminally ill conditions where there is no active treatment. Being a candidate for euthanasia requires two Physicians to agree that a patient is likely to die in 6 months. Factors which are responsible for decision-making are classified into physical and physiological factors. Physical conditions that affect the quality of life and these patients are unbearable pain, nausea and vomiting, difficulty in swallowing, paralysis, incontinence and breathlessness. Psychological factors include depression, feeling a burden, fearing loss of control or dignity ,or dislike of
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