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It’s 9:30 in the morning and I’m about to see my second patient of the day. Before welcoming her into the consultation room, I browse her medical history and note another unfilled box. Sadly, this is not my first encounter with this scenario, and each time, it becomes increasingly more perplexing. I begin with the essentials: medication, breathing problems, followed by a long list of tick boxes. Before I even ask the patient to answer the blank box, I already know what her response will be.