The Importance of Cardiac Enzymes


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The enzyme we monitor for heart health found in heart muscle is called:

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1. The protein used during muscle contraction, which we monitor for heart health, is called:

2. A myocardial infarction is the technical term for:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand information about characteristics of cardiac enzymes. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of a myocardial infarction and the layer that surrounds the myocardium.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Enzyme monitored for heart health found in heart muscle
  • Protein used during muscle contraction
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Layer that surrounds the myocardium
  • Elevations in CK

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related cardiac enzymes lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the protein used during muscle contraction that monitors heart health
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about a myocardial infarction

Additional Learning

To learn more about cardiac enzymes, read through the lesson called The Importance of Cardiac Enzymes. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify the enzyme used to monitor heart health
  • Understand what a myocardial infarction and myocarditis are
  • Recall what troponin is relate its function
  • Review how increased levels of troponin can affect the heart