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CARDIO 2-1. How many hours after a cardiac ischemia event would one expect to reliably find a positive troponin? (A) 2 (B) 4 (C) 6 (D) 8 (E) 10 2-2. A patient presents with a history of hypertension and epigastric and chest pain for 3 hours with negative biomarkers. His electrocardiogram (ECG) is normal. He responds to antacids and feels better. What is your next appropriate response? (A) Aprescription for the protonpump inhibitor (B) Admit for cardiac workup (C) Anemergent cardiac catheterization (D) Nitroglycerin (E) Repeat biomarkers 2-3. What percentage of patients with a normal ECG will ultimately have a diagnosis of NSTEMI or unstable angina? (A) 5 (B) 10 (C) 15 (D) 20 (E) 25 2-4. A 64-year-old woman arrives by ambulance with crushing substernal chest pain for the past 40 minutes. She received aspirin and a large bore IV en route. Several tubes of blood are available. Her past medical history includes adult onset diabetes mellitus and hypertension, controlled by metformin and lisinopril, respectively. Vital signs include
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