Euthanasia derived from the Greek language which means good death. Euthanasia is the act or practice of ending the life of an individual suffering from a terminal illness or an incurable condition, as by lethal injection or the suspension of extraordinary medical treatment. This is a general definition of euthanasia, but euthanasia itself has its own definitions within it. There is also voluntary euthanasia, when someone requested to be killed; non-voluntary, the person killed made no request and did not know he/she was going to be killed; involuntary, when the person expressed that he/she wanted to die; and assisted suicide, when a person has help to take their own life (AGS Ethics Committee, 579-580). Euthanasia is also viewed as assisted suicide because what the doctors are doing is basically killing a living human being. Euthanasia should be promoted in America because it is not just about death; it also deals with a person's rights and privileges. An individual has their own life in their hand, if they want to throw it away, then who has the right to tell them they can't do so?.
People in hospitals are suffering and their families also suffer from that. Hospitals are not cheap, especially when caring for a person who would not live into the next year. Hospital care is getting more and more expensive each year. If a person is in a great deal of pain and the doctors cannot do anything to help the person, then it's useless to try to have them get better. The decision biases that we have identified here may, in some circumstances, prolong the period of dying, increase the suffering of patients and their families, and waste resources (Christakis/Asch, 345). The longer the period in which a patient suffers, the more medicine will go to waste.
Euthanasia is not an easy way out of life. Derek Humphry, president of the Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization, said, "A caring society.