Test JoeReference Ranges

*Instrument-specific range.

Since the troponin I and CK-MB levels are below the medical decision limits, the ED physician reassures Mrs. Smoker that Joe is not having a heart attack. However, the elevated BNP indicates Joe has CHF. The physician counsels Joe to stop smoking, increase his exercise level, eat a diet low in fat, and take his medications. He provides information on a smoking cessation program and refers Joe back to his cardiologist for continued therapy.

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