# Epi 121 - AMIKINHAL Trial - Inhaled Amikacin to prevent Ventilator associated pneumonia

eCritCare Podcast

Feb 27 2024 • 27 mins

In this episode, we discuss the recently published RCT AMIKINHAL, which tested the efficacy of inhaled amikacin in preventing VAP in ICU patients who were ventilated for> 72 hours. Although, this trail demonstrated reduced incidence of VAP in intervention arm, it's premature to adopt these practices widely in intensive care.