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WHACS

WHACS

WHACS is a mnemonic developed by the Environmental Medicine Curriculum Committee of the South Carolina Statewide Family Practice Residency Program. The objective of WHACS is to provide the primary care physician with a few essential questions on occupational and environmental exposures that should be included in the patient's chart. The WHACS questions screen for an association between work or the environment and the patient's symptoms. Should WHACS arouse your clinical suspicion, more detailed follow-up questions should be asked.

WHACS

What do you do?
How do you do it?
Are you concerned about any of your exposures on or off the job?
Co-workers or others with similar symptoms?
Satisfied with your job?

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