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Euthanasia

"Euthanasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The act or practice of killing or allowing death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy, i.e., in order to release a person from incurable disease, intolerable suffering, or undignified death. (from Beauchamp and Walters, Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, 5th ed)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Euthanasia" by people in this website by year, and whether "Euthanasia" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1997 and 2009 and 2010 and 2012
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