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View Poll Results: regarding c-reactive protein and troponins, which of the following is FALSE?
an elevated CRP level is an independent risk factor for cardiac events after a non-Q wave MI 0 0%
when the CRP level is elevated, but the troponin T level is normal, there is still an elevated risk of myocardial infarction 0 0%
in patients with unstable angina and non-Q wave MI, CRP levels are not useful 6 100.00%
when the troponin T and CRP levels are both low, the patient has an excellent prognosis 0 0%
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Old September 1st, 2002, 14:34
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regarding c-reactive protein and troponins, which of the following is FALSE?

The FALSE answer is that CRP levels are not useful in unstable angina or non-q wave myocardial infarction. CRP is an independent predictor in this situation.
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