Cardiac Biomarker Blood Test

Ask your doctor

The following questions can help you discuss cardiac biomarker blood tests with your doctor. Consider printing or writing down these questions and taking them to your appointment. Taking notes can help you remember your physician’s response when you get home.

Doctor and Patient at appointment with ipad

Bring a list of questions to ask your doctor about cardiac biomarker testing. 

  1. Do you think I’ve had a heart attack?
  2. Do the cardiac biomarker blood test results show that I’ve had a heart attack?
  3. What happens next after having a heart attack?
  4. If I haven't had a heart attack, what could be causing my symptoms? What kind of follow-up do I need to look into my symptoms further?