Institute of Accident Surgery

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Arms of Institute of Accident Surgery

Official blazon

Arms : Argent, a hurt environed by a snake nowed in chief vert, purified Or.
Crest: Out of an ancient crown Or an arm embowed, vested argent, the hand proper grasping a rod of Aesculapius gules, the serpent vert.
Sup­porters: On either side a representation of St. Barbara proper.
Motto: Tend and mend.


The arms were officially granted on March 12, 1962.

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