PHI208 Week 1 Assignment.docx - PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE 1 Is Physician Assisted Suicide Legal Angelica Perez Antillon PHI 208 Ethics Moral Reasoning

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PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE 1 Is Physician Assisted Suicide Legal? Angelica Perez Antillon PHI 208 Ethics & Moral Reasoning Jordan Seidel February 4, 2019
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PHYSICIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE 1 Part 1: Ethical Question I will be writing about is physician assisted suicide legal? Why or why not. Part 2: Introduction Physician assisted suicide is the voluntary termination of one’s own life by the administration of a lethal substance, with indirect and direct assistance of a physician. What does that exactly mean it is the intentionally killing yourself with the help of somebody else who provides the knowledge to do so. Some people would call it physician aid dying only because suicide is a negative connotation. (Suicide isn’t illegal, but some people consider it immoral.) In some states that they have approved the PAS, doctor provide patients with the medications that will end their lives, only if those meet the strict criteria. The patient to qualify must be terminally ill, by that I mean their doctor believes they have six months or less to live. They must be able to
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  • Ethics, Physician, Want, Suffering

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