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Cardiac Labs

QuestionAnswer
INR 2-3 is therapeutic rate when on Coumadin
C Reactive Protein (CRP) Protein produced by liver during periods of acute inflammation. Considered risk factor for CAD
Homocysteine Predictor Lab used for patients with a family history of cardiac events. An amino acid produced during protein metabolism
Homocysteine treatment Folic Acid, Vitamin B6 & 12
B Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) Used to Diagnose CHF. When preload (volume) is high it's a natural diuretic to kidneys. Normal is <100
Cholesterol Level <200
HDL male >40
HDL female >50
LDL level <100
Triglycerides <150, NPO 8-12 hours
Lipoprotein (a) <130
Creatinine Kinase cardiac (CKMB) begins to rise 6 hours after onset Peaks in 18 hours Returns to baseline 24-36 hours later
Troponin (i) Begins to rise in 4-6 hours after onset Peaks in 10-24 hours Can still be detected 10-14 days after event
Neutropenia <1000 neutrophil count
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia WBC >100,000
Ejection Fraction 55-75%
Created by: kristyd02