Voluntary Active Euthanasia (Voluntary Euthanasia)

Active euthanasia of a patient at the patient's request and/or with the patient's consent.
Also Known As:
Voluntary Euthanasia; Euthanasia, Voluntary; Euthanasia, Active, Voluntary
Networked: 11 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies)

Therapy Context: Research Results


1. Cholbi, Michael: 1 article (08/2015)
2. Sharp, Robert: 1 article (06/2012)
3. Belloc Rocasalbas, M: 1 article (03/2011)
4. Girbes, A R J: 1 article (03/2011)
5. Rismanchi, Mojtaba: 1 article (01/2008)
6. Guedj, M: 1 article (06/2005)
7. Maudet, A: 1 article (06/2005)
8. Gibert, M: 1 article (06/2005)
9. Sorum, P C: 1 article (06/2005)
10. Mullet, E: 1 article (06/2005)

Related Diseases

1. Dementia (Dementias)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Pain (Aches)
01/01/2008 - "Chronic pain and voluntary euthanasia."
06/01/2005 - "For both, acceptability is highest for intractable physical suffering; is higher when patients end their own lives than when physicians do so; and, when physicians are the actors, is higher when patients have expressed a desire to die (voluntary euthanasia) than when they have not (involuntary euthanasia). "
06/01/1999 - "I question whether, in those cases where physician-assisted suicide is invoked to alleviate unbearable pain and suffering, there can be such a thing as voluntary euthanasia. "
05/01/1999 - "There have also been calls by certain groups to actually legalize voluntary euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for patients who meet certain conditions, some of which are as follows: that the patient be of a sound mind, suffering from an incurable or terminal illness, experiencing unbearable suffering and uncontrollable pain. "
02/03/1997 - "78% of community members (age adjusted) and 54% of doctors thought that a doctor should comply with a patient's request to turn off a life-support system; 68% of doctors through people would still ask to have their life ended even if pain were controlled, compared with 54% of community members; 70% of community members thought the law should be changed to allow active voluntary euthanasia, compared with 33% of doctors; and 65% of community members thought that a doctor should be allowed by law to assist a terminally ill person to die, but only 36% of doctors agreed. "
4. Persistent Vegetative State (Vegetative State)
5. Confusion (Bewilderment)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Assisted Suicide (Physician Assisted Suicide)
2. Euthanasia (Mercy Killing)
3. Passive Euthanasia