Help needed in creating either a crosstab query or an equivalent VBA function.

Hi Experts,

I need to have the following in a sub form within a main form.

From the table Patients_Daily_Medications

with the fields below.
PatientID
Medication
Day
TimeGiven
Sequence

I need a crosstab query that would show me Medications as column heading and sequence as row heading and TimeGiven as the values.

See attached what the data looks like, and what I am trying to accomplish (not completed as you can see...)

At the end I would need this query as the record source of a form that has a patientID and a date as fields, so this should only return values of a sibgle patient at a particular day.

PS- Note TimeGiven has a date+time, we need to extract the Time only.

PS -, a VBA function that will open a recordset of that table, Accept two params (PatientID,Day) and return the following would also serve the purpose.
ALBUTEROL: 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM      BUDESONIDE: 11:AM, 1:00PM, 5:00 PM      MIRALAX: 3:PM

Thanks in advance.
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
I think that a form based on a crosstab query is not a very good idea...since crosstab is readonly...unless you use it as an optical aid..so that you put it as a "subform' along with a helping form to input the "data"
bfuchsAuthor Commented:
so that you put it as a "subform' along with a helping form to input the "data"
Correct, this is what I'm trying to do.
However I am open to a vba solution as well.
Thanks,
Ben
bfuchsAuthor Commented:
This is the function I was looking for...
Public Function GetMedications(PatID As Long, Day As Date) As String
    Dim rs As DAO.Recordset, s As String, sMed As String
    Set rs = CurrentDb.OpenRecordset("Select Medication, TimeGiven from Patients_Daily_Medications where PatientID = " & PatID & " and Day = #" & Day & "# and medication is not null and TimeGiven is not null order by Medication, Sequence")
    If rs.EOF Then
        GetMedications = ""
        Exit Function
    End If
    rs.MoveFirst
    While Not rs.EOF
        If sMed <> rs("Medication") Then
            s = s & "    " & rs("Medication") & ";"
        End If
        s = s & ", " & Format(rs("TimeGiven"), "HH:MM")
        sMed = rs("Medication")
        rs.MoveNext
    
    Wend
    GetMedications = Trim(Replace(s, ";,", ";"))
    
ExitGetMedications:
    rs.Close
    
End Function

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Mark EdwardsChief Technology OfficerCommented:
So you answered your own question......

I don't think you get any points for answering your own question, but I'll let the moderator be the judge of that.
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