A patient with acute chest pain, diaphoresis, and severe edema comes into the emergency room. The nurse suspects heart failure related to a myocardial infarction. Which of the following labs are indicated?


•Troponin-I and CK-MB levels are elevated after a myocardial infarction.

•BNP is released in response to ventricular stretch and is a good marker of congestive heart failure.

•D-Dimer is used to help diagnose a DVT.

•Amylase is used to diagnose pancreatitis.

•CK-MM reflects skeletal muscle damage.

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