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The Prevention TaskForce tool was designed for practicing clinicians (MDs, DOs, RNs, NPs, PAs), although anyone can use it.

Prevention TaskForce is available at:

Prevention TaskForce recommendations data are automatically updated on application launch. (wireless or WiFi internet connection required).

For assistance, visit the Prevention TaskForce Support page.

Users may also submit comments, questions, suggestions, or other feedback to:

Anyone can access the Prevention TaskForce application via the Web or by downloading the app.

To access Prevention TaskForce, go to:

Go to for instructions on how to download and install the app.

Yes, on the Web-based Prevention TaskForce application, each screen of the application has a printer-friendly function. Please select the "Print" link for a printer-friendly version.

To use the Web-based Prevention TaskForce application, the user must have a connection to the Internet. The application is available through a standard Web browser.

The app is also available on select mobile devices.

The Prevention TaskForce mobile application has the full functionality of the Web-based application, as well as some other features such as automatic data updates, the ability to bookmark, save, print, and email recommendations data, full mobility without the need for wireless Internet connectivity, and a user friendly interface customized specifically for mobile devices.

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There is no cost to use the Web-based Prevention TaskForce application or to download the app onto a mobile device.

AHRQ Patient Safety Network (PSNet) offers weekly updates of patient safety literature, news, tools, and meetings, and a vast set of carefully annotated links to important research and information on patient safety. Perspectives on Safety, including podcasts, along with the WebM&M (Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web) online journal, including Cases and Commentaries, are also available on PSNet.

PSNet is available at

WebM&M content is available at

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