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A 43-year-old man comes to the emergency room complaining of chest discomfort. He describes the feeling as "tightness," and also reports weakness and palpitations for the past hour. He denies shortness of breath, diaphoresis, or lightheadedness. He has no significant past medical history, and does not smoke, drink, or use illicit drugs. His father had a myocardial infarction at age 72. He is afebrile, heart rate is 125 bpm, and his blood pressure is 120/76. He is alert and oriented to person, place, and time. His electrocardiogram is shown below. Which of the following tests should be ordered in the initial work-up of this patient's condition?
Urine free cortisol level
Blood alcohol level
Thyroid stimulating hormone level (TSH)
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