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Euthanasia, Active MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Euthanasia, Active
Tree Number(s)
E02.760.905.199.249
I01.880.735.344.500.249
N02.421.585.905.199.500
Unique ID
D028601
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028601
Annotation
human only
Scope Note
The act or practice of killing for reasons of mercy, i.e., in order to release a person or animal from incurable disease, intolerable suffering, or undignified death. (from Beauchamp and Walters, Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Active Euthanasia
NLM Classification #
WB 65
Previous Indexing
Euthanasia (1974-2001)
See Also
Euthanasia, Passive
Suicide, Assisted
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Euthanasia, Active Preferred
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