TITLE

sundowning

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2106
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term " sundowning" is presented. It refers to confusion or disorientation that increases in the afternoon or evening. It is a common finding in patients with cognitive disorders and tends to improve when the patient is reassured and reoriented.
ACCESSION #
21247322

 

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