THE CONCEPT OF EUTHANASIA: IT’S EVOLUTION AND LEGAL STATUS

Meaning of Euthanasia The term euthanasia can directly be translated as “easy or happy death”. This term comes from Greek wherein ‘Eu’ means good and ‘Thanatos’ means death[1]. Euthanasia is the practice of intentionally ending a life to relieve pain and suffering[2]. The British House of Lords Select Committee on Medical Ethics defines euthanasia as […]