Thus, there are high chances that patients who seek for outpatient healthcare serve do get misdiagnosed hence receive wrong medication with does not cure the impending medication he/she is suffering from. Therefore, legalizing euthanasia would result in cases of avoidable deaths when misdiagnosis occur (Pormeister, Finley & Rohack, 2017). Also, euthanasia violates the 2000 year’s old Hippocratic Oath that every professional physician gets sworn to before commencing their professional responsibilities. Legalizing Euthanasia would progress to an adverse "slippery slope" where every nation that has legalized the practice shall have legalized
VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA 8 murder. The emerging arguments state that once killing has been legalized on some occasions of demand, irrespective of the enacted rules and regulations, there are following cases of abuses (Hook, 1995). Various individuals are susceptible to misuse of the legalized law towards their benefits since in cases of euthanasia abuses, various corporations or individuals do stand the opportunities of having financial benefits of the expense of other peoples’ lives. For instance, when an individual is getting financial pressures from his/her insurance company, the doctors’ decisions may be influenced to assist the patient to die faster so that he/she may save some cash from the healthcare subscription (Pies & Hanson, 2018). Conclusion In conclusion, even though euthanasia is associated with such impending risks of refuting opinions as some consider euthanasia as a rational action that should not be legalized because life is sacred and people should die by the call of nature. I believe that the Natural Law of nature also advocates for the right to die with dignity thus, it is essential to legalize euthanasia so that the palliative patients who are undergoing severe suffering, loss of dignity and control over the imminent death may have an alternative. The information is vital to the global audience because the issue cuts across the global healthcare sectors and it requires effective debate. For example, imagine in the case where you are a doctor. You have admitted two patients from the same family, a father, and a daughter. The father is severely suffering, and death is imminent to him although he has viable organs, the daughter only needs a heart transplant. In the case where the father decides to choose euthanasia with the intention of donating his heart to save her daughter and end his suffering, would you participate in the euthanasia process? Also, as a medical doctor, its prominent to find an advanced and incurable cancer patient who has not only undergone chemotherapy and continuous radiation but, has also undergone several surgical operations. It
VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA 9 reaches a point where the cancer symptoms and health effects become intolerable, and the patient is undergoing adverse suffering, what action would you take? Advise euthanasia for the patient or let the patient die naturally?
VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA 10 References Hook, S. (1995). In defense of voluntary euthanasia.
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