Euthanasia from an islamic perspective

An Islamic Perspective Mohammad Manzoor Malik Introduction Euthanasia is one of the significant bioethical issues that has grown in complexity over time because of unprecedented developments in medicine, biotechnology, palliative care, and advanced medical technology. The issue is ethical and legal; new and old.

Euthanasia from an islamic perspective

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Abstract Euthanasia is conceptually analyzed and various relevant issues are categorized under active and passive euthanasia. Furthermore, a formulation of an Islamic perspective is sought on the basis of the Quran and Sunnah and their understanding in relation to the issue that has appeared in the form of Islamic medical codes, resolutions of Muslim jurisprudential bodies, and in various fatwas from many eminent Muslim scholars.

Euthanasia from an islamic perspective

The study shows that there are two types of euthanasia: On the materials analyzed, active euthanasia includes voluntary, involuntary, non-voluntary euthanasia, and physician-assisted suicide.

Their impermissibility is demonstrated on the basis of the Quran and Sunnah. Regarding the second type of euthanasia called as passive euthanasia, the issues which could be grouped under it are withholding, withdrawing, and refusing medical treatment; Do Not Resuscitate DNR ; discontinuing life support system; starvation and dehydration; and pain medication that may hasten death as a side effect.

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The study concludes that in special circumstances all these acts are permissible; however starvation which includes discontinuing feeding tubes and hydration is not permissible.Aug 21,  · This article examines the ethics of euthanasia and suicide in Islam. Euthanasia, assisted dying, suicide and medical ethics Islamic medical ethics is restating general ethical principles.

Ayatollah Khamanei leader of Islamic Republic of Iran, as a Shiite Muslim scholar, also has issued a fatwa 36/ IRANIAN JOURNAL OF ALLERGY, ASTHMA AND IMMUNOLOGY Vol. 6, Suppl. 5, February Euthanasia: An Islamic Ethical Perspective considering euthanasia “in all forms” forbidden pain, although it is known that this medication might.

Euthanasia from an islamic perspective

Chapter 11 Draft Copy Euthanasia: An Islamic Perspective Mohammad Manzoor Malik Introduction Euthanasia is one of the significant bioethical issues that has grown in complexity over time because of unprecedented developments in medicine, biotechnology, palliative care, and . Aug 21,  · Islamic medical ethics is restating general ethical principles using medical terminology and with medical applications.

Modern medicine has caused some ethical dilemmas in . Euthanasia which is defined generally as the deliberate killing of a person for his/her benefit, raises moral and religious questions such as: is it ever right for another person to end the life.

euthanasia through in this paper as a result of an annual research: First, the Islamic primary source, Holy Koran, which is the most important and reliable source for finding Islamic perspectives, second, religious opinions and decrees (Fatwas) from great Muslim scholars. Aug 21,  · Islamic medical ethics is restating general ethical principles using medical terminology and with medical applications. Modern medicine has caused some ethical dilemmas in . Euthanasia: An Islamic Ethical Perspective Kiarash Aramesh and Heydar Shadi Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, Medical Sciences/ University of Tehran, Iran ABSTRACT Euthanasia which is defined generally as the deliberate killing of a person for his/her.

The subject of euthanasia has generated many controversial debates, particularly on its legality. This has been primarily due to the doctrine of sanctity of life which is a predominant principle.

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