medicine, dysthanasia means "bad death" and is considered a common fault of  modern medicine.
Dysthanasia occurs when a person who is dying has their biological life extended through technological means without regard to the person's
quality of life. Technologies such as an  implantable cardioverter defibrillator,  artificial ventilation, ventricular assist devices, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation can extend the dying process.
Dysthanasia is a term generally used when a person is seen to be kept alive artificially in a condition where, otherwise, they cannot survive; sometimes for some sort of ulterior motive.
death of Formula One driver Ayrton Senna in 1994.
The term was used frequently in the investigation into the
The etymology of the term is from the
Greek language: δυσ, dus; "bad, difficult" + θάνατος, thanatos; "death".
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