Beta blockers are prophylaxis for migraine (which she is having all the time) and can lower BP a bit, so it is a two in one.
Polymyalgia rheumatica due to elevated ESR - best treatment is low dose prednisone
Okay, but why aren't we concerned about the Benzo (and it's anticholonergic properties) in the 67yo F?
Why not low NPV? Since you can't say that you DON'T have strep throat if the test is negative... Does this have to do this prevalence altering NPV?
I think this is pretty clearly HSV-2 genital herpes. Just to confirm though, the blister fluid culture was negative... so that just means the test isn't very sensitive I guess, yeah?