HCA 322 Week 2 DQ 1 Euthanasia Laws
Most states in the United States make physician-assisted suicide (euthanasia) a felony crime, punishable by years of imprisonment. Discuss the ethical aspects of these laws, focusing particularly on a medical staff's relationship with the patient and the ability to act in "the patient's best interests." Also discuss the legal rights of patients, family and friends of patients, as they make difficult and emotional end-of-life decisions. Your intial post must be 200-250 words. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings.