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Whole-person approach to care is good medicine
The Press-Enterprise

Wil Alexander walked into Jonna Martinez’s hospital room at Loma Linda University Medical Center with a half-dozen physicians and medical residents in tow. He stopped at the 49-year-old Moreno Valley woman’s bedside, handed her a tiny artificial rose and questioned her — not about the medication she was taking or course of treatment for chronic hepatitis, but about her family and how she copes with the emotional drain of extended hospital stays.