Anales de Medicina Interna
versión impresa ISSN 0212-7199
AZULAY TAPIERO, A.. The different ways of dying: Ethical reflections. An. Med. Interna (Madrid) [online]. 2004, vol.21, n.7, pp.49-52. ISSN 0212-7199.
Death Process is seen influenced by multitude of factors. It'S not habitual that the patient decides about the circumstances of his death. In the terminally ill situation, the Palliative Medicine is considered the best option. Sometimes the death is produced as consequence of an action or omission, which raises ethical important dilemmas difficult to resolve. The similarities and differences between active euthanasia and passive euthanasia are analysed.
Palabras clave : Bioethics; Euthanasia; Palliative Care.