Point of Care Resources: Learn about Lippincott Advisor

What is Lippincott Advisor?

Written by nurses for nurses, Lippincott Advisor is an expanding collection of thousands of evidence-based, clinical entries that continually updated by clinical nurses to reflect the most current evidence and practice standards. It covers:

• Diseases & Conditions

• Diagnostic Tests

• Treatments

• Signs & Symptoms

Want to learn a bit more about Lippincott Advisor? Register to join KRS in one of our regularly scheduled sessions.

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Need more help?

Contact your KRS site or email krs@albertahealthservices.ca and we'll be happy to assist you!

Which to Use?

What is the difference between Advisor and Procedures?

Lippincott Advisor provides evidence-based information about diseases, conditions, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatments;

Lippincott Procedures focuses on how to perform clinical procedures.

Both Lippincott Procedures and Lippincott Advisor are approved and encouraged for use at AHS.


How to Access Lippincott Advisor


Access anytime, anywhere!

Lippincott Advisor can be accessed directly (krs.ahs.ca/advisor) or through the link on our homepage. For easy access, we encourage you to bookmark this site in your web browser, create a desktop shortcut, or download the free app. These links will work outside the AHS network (e.g. on your home computer, off-site), and you'll be prompted to login with your existing AHS/COV credentials. You'll also find it directly integrated into Connect Care.

Users' Guide to Lippincott Advisor

Lippincott Advisor provides:

  • Over 16,000 original, synthesized, evidence-based content entries, with on-the-spot answers to questions about diseases, diagnostic tests, treatments, signs and symptoms, and other clinical details,
  • A health library (located in the link in menu) of over 30 clinician reference texts such as Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice (Nettina), Cardiac Nursing (Woods, et al), and Wallach’s Interpretation of Diagnostic Tests (Williamson & Snyder)

Hover over the hotspots below to learn more about how to use Lippincott Advisor:

Practice Note

Lippincott Advisor is an AHS & Covenant Health endorsed resource for evidence-based practice information. It should be used in consideration of your clinical experience, context-specific information & clinical data, organizational policies, and other organizational references.

If you have questions about using Lippincott Advisor in your practice please contact: