Using motivational interviewing. How would you approach a 38 year old patient with education that is related to their continued illegal drug use? He works in a very competitive industry and it is not unusual to find people within this population that use drugs to stay competitive in their quickly changing and high stress work environment. The client is having events of tachycardia, dysrhythmia, hypertension and had a minor stroke. The client is concerned he will lose his competitive edge, financial freedom, status in the community, but is scared after 2 admissions to the cardiac intensive care unit. He is married with 2 & 4 year old children.
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