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Please, write one paragraph response to the following Discussion by using one reference from peer-reviewed Nursing Journal not older than 5 years.

Evidence based practice plays a major role in nursing, EBN is any practice that relies on scientific evidence for guidance and decision making. Organizations with forthcoming leadership reinforce staff will boost the use of evidence based practice. Informal and formal leadership is necessary across all organizational levels and nursing roles when implementing evidence based practice (Huber, 2018). Nurse Managers can ease and support EBP work in ways like setting up unit expectations, discussing the importance of EBP, promote staff questioning, track progress and much more. Encouraging nurse to attend project work conferences will promote the use of evidence based practice. Economics do affect nursing practice