While driving home after work, a 45-year-old male construction worker is involved in a collision with another car. Upon arrival in the emergency department, the patient complains of chest pain along with severe pain from accident injuries. X-rays and laboratory assays including cardiac biomarkers are ordered.
< 5.0 ng/mL
|6.0 ng/mL||6.5 ng/mL|
|< 0.04 ng/mL||< 0.03 ng/mL|
Do the cardiac marker results indicate that an AMI is causing his chest pain?
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