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What are six common non cardiac causes of chest pain?

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John Smith

John Smith

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John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Creatine kinase -(d) correct. elevations in ck enzymes are going to be seen acutely with myocardial infarction beginning within hours and remaining for days. (a) incorrect. an elevation in wbc count is not a specific indicator for myocardial infarction. (b) incorrect. though he may have diabetes mellitus as an underlying cause for the atherosclerosis leading to myocardial infarction, serum glucose will not help to diagnose the infarction. (c) incorrect. platelet counts are of no value in diagnosing infarctions, even though platelets play a role in formation of thrombi that can lead to infarction. (e) incorrect. amylase is increased with pancreatitis, which is not related to cardiovascular disease.

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