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Recommendations on all topics reviewed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) are included in The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services.

To access the full list, please go to the online version of the Guide.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) first published The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services in October 2006. The Guide, which is updated annually, is an abridgement of all U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) current recommendation statements.

The current edition of the Guide is available online.

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 https://psnet.ahrq.gov.

WebM&M content is available at https://psnet.ahrq.gov/Webmm.

WebM&M (Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web) is an online journal on patient safety and health care quality, hosted on AHRQ Patient Safety Network (PSNet). The journal features expert analysis of medical errors reported anonymously by our readers and interactive learning modules on patient safety ("Spotlight Cases"). Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit are available.

WebM&M content is available at https://psnet.ahrq.gov/Webmm.

AHRQ Patient Safety Network (PSNet), is a national Web-based resource produced for AHRQ by a team of editors at the University of California, San Francisco. It features the latest news and essential resources on patient safety as well as the online journal, WebM&M (Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web).

PSNet is available at httsp://psnet.ahrq.gov.

AHRQ PSNet is published weekly. WebM&M Cases and Commentaries are published monthly. Perspectives on Safety are published monthly. All content is available on PSNet.

PSNet is available at https://psnet.ahrq.gov.

If you pass a Spotlight quiz, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) CME office will mail a hard copy of the CME/continuing education units (CEU) certificate to your address within 2-4 weeks. If you do not receive your certificate, please send an Email to webmm@medicine.ucsf.edu.

WebM&M offers continuing medical education (CME) credit for physicians and continuing education units (CEU) for nurses for completion of Spotlight modules.

For more information regarding CME, please go to: https://psnet.ahrq.gov/information/about-cme.

To subscribe to the Patient Safety Network (PSNet) newsletter, go to: https://subscriptions.ahrq.gov/accounts/USAHRQ/subscriber/new?topic_id=USAHRQ_37 and put in your email address.

To create a PSNet account, visit the PSNet site at: https://psnet.ahrq.gov/Accounts/Login.

If you already have a PSNet account, you can login from the PSNet home page.



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