There are mainly two types of hospital beds:
Manual Hospital Beds: Manual beds are moved or adjusted by using hand cranks. These cranks are located at the foot or head of the bed. Manual beds are not much advanced like electronic bed as you may not be able move this bed as many position like that of electronic bed.
Electronic Hospital Beds: These beds are more advance and easier to move or adjusted by simply pushing buttons. You can see more advance features on electronic bed, it has a hand control pad hooked to the bed that looks like a remote control of television.