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<p> A surgeon&rsquo;s wrong-site error on a patient&rsquo;s brain happened because he failed to perform a timeout before the procedure, according to a recent court decision that also describes how the physician tried to hide his error and did not report the sentinel event to administrators.</p>

Wrong-site surgery traced to lack of timeout