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In passing the scalpel to the provider while assisting with an incision and drainage (I&D), Melissa feels the blade slice through her glove. She quickly and secretly looks at it and notices a "very tiny" nick in her glove. Because this is a "dirty" procedure, she decides to say nothing and continues assisting with the procedure. Is her reasoning sound here? What is the best approach to handling this situation? Why?

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