«In early 2021, Spanish lawmakers legalised euthanasia and assisted death for patients suffering from unbearable and/or incurable conditions, making Spain the sixth country in the world to do so. Prior to this move, the Netherlands expanded the eligibility to euthanasia to include advanced dementia patients, provided they made an earlier written request.»

«While euthanasia and assisted death are sensitive topics to discuss, the genesis of so-called “tech-assisted dying” makes them a timely matter. Such novel methods will surely generate a host of legal and ethical issues to which we might not have definitive answers now. But this article contemplates the role of technology in euthanasia and assisted dying, as we might increasingly deal with the topic in the future.»

Article written by The Medical Futurist



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