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Euthanasia

"Euthanasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The act or practice of killing or allowing death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy, i.e., in order to release a person from incurable disease, intolerable suffering, or undignified death. (from Beauchamp and Walters, Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, 5th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Euthanasia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Euthanasia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 44 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1992 and 2017
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