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Merciful Killing

Merciful Killing

Submitted by • October 10, 2013

Over the past years, the use of euthanasia (merciful killing) has been an ethical dilemma for many nurses. Most people hope to experience a peaceful, gentle death when their “time comes” active euthanasia refers to taking deliberate actions that will accelerate the death of a patient, such as removing from a respirator a patient who is in a vegetative state.

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