and to give them soothing treatment to those pains that could be relief only by death. The cure togive less painful death is euthanasia and it has been argued that it is immoral and unethicalpractice to give this type of treatment. The (CEJA) Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairsconcluded after an open discussion that the euthanasia can be adopted as one of the ways of treatment for different patients, their level of fatal diseases, and the pain they are suffering from(Philippa Foot 87).According to the American Medical Association (AMA) in the
Code of Medical Ethics,
two points of views were described about the treatment providing ways to attain the death. Thefirst step is to give euthanasia death to the patient, who allows the other person to give himtreatment to give relief from painful and uncontrollable condition of life. The other way is
in which the patient’s doctor or his physician would recommend or
give him a treatment
to finish patient’s life. This could provoke the patient to become agree on
the acts which would end-up his life. The research has points out that these both attitudes are notrecommended or are against to the profession of doctors (Philippa Foot 88).Other issues are related to ethical values of cultures and the norms practiced in thosecultures. Euthanasia is also considered equivalent to murder someone. In the context of euthanasia, there are two views, the
James Rachels, aphilosopher
favors the libertarian view. According to him there is no such difference between thetwo forms of euthanasia, i.e.
(James Rachels 79).The
demonstrates that there is a very distinct and clear differencebetween the active and passive euthanasia on the basis of moral values and norms practiced.