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Euthanasia description and related ethical implications

Dilemma: Voluntary/Assisted Euthanasia

1. A description of the topic and related ethical implications.

2. Obligations to your profession and work as a nurse.

Can you please assist me with some information concerning the two items above?

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Voluntary and assisted euthanasia is the process by which an individual gains the assistance of medical personnel in taking their own lives. This is a very controversial issue due to the fact that many individuals as well as the legal statutes of many states view this process as illegal, and those individuals that assist in the taking of the lives of these ...