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Anxiety and A. fib w/ RVR

Recently overnight in the ICU, 70 y/o s/p LUL lobectomy for adenocarcinoma, a fib, HTN, HLD. Came out of surgery in a fib with RVR 2 days prior in the 140s, w/ steady pressures. Hard to rate control, but manageable the past 2 days. At 3AM get a call, hes a. fib in the 160-170s pressure 120/60, received 1 x metop push during the day, 25 mg atenolol BID that day. At bedside patient is extremely anxious, excessively worried about his heart rate, however not fidgety or agitated. Adminstered 1 x... Anxiety and A. fib w/ RVR
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